• Short Summary

    EIGHT PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN A HAND GRENADE WAS THROWN THROUGH THE OPEN DOORWAY OF A GREEK CAFE IN SALISBURY, RHODESIA, ON FRIDAY (12 AUGUST) NIGHT.

  • Description


    STREET OUTSIDE CAFE AT NIGHT; MORNING STREET SCENE; WORKMEN REPAIR WINDOW; INT. DAMAGE; WOMAN



    INTERVIEWER: "I REALISE YOU'RE UNABLE TO SAY VERY MUCH TO US BUT..."



    WOMAN: "IF I SAY ONE TIME YOU LISTEN."



    INTERVIEWER: "I REALISE THAT YOU'RE UNABLE TO SAY VERY MUCH TO US, BUT CAN YOU TELL US ROUGHLY WHAT HAPPENED?"



    WOMAN: "NO, I DON'T TELL NOTHING. I AM VERY SORRY."



    INTERVIEWER: "I SEE."




    Initials JMC/V-S/AS/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: EIGHT PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN A HAND GRENADE WAS THROWN THROUGH THE OPEN DOORWAY OF A GREEK CAFE IN SALISBURY, RHODESIA, ON FRIDAY (12 AUGUST) NIGHT. A POLICE SPOKESMAN SAID THE GRENADE HAD BEEN THROWN BY AN AFRICAN. NO ARRESTS HAVE YET BEEN MADE.

    SEVEN WITH PEOPLE, INCLUDING ONE WOMAN, WERE TAKEN TO HIS HOSPITAL WITH INJURIES CAUSED BY FLYING GLASS AND SHRAPNEL. AN AFRICAN WAITER HAS ALSO INJURED.

    THE GRENADE BLASTED A NINE INCH HOLE IN THE TILED FLOOR, WRECKED FURNITURE AND CROCKERY AND SHATTERED THE PLATE GLASS WINDOW FACING THE STREET.

    THE OWNER OF THE CAFE WAS INTERVIEWED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABYIHXVETM6OWP4GXGEVEBXRSG
    Media URN:
    VLVABYIHXVETM6OWP4GXGEVEBXRSG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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