• Short Summary

    Soviet civilian aircraft flow in to Rawalpindi-Islamabad Airport at the weekend to evacuate wives and children of Soviet diplomats resident in West Pakistan.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV Crowd at airport
    0.06

    2.
    SV Pakistan troops control crowd
    0.13

    3.
    SV Cars going past shouting people (2 shots)
    0.18

    4.
    SV Crowd shouting and waving banners
    0.22

    5.
    SV Demonstrators in airport building with placards
    0.22

    6.
    SV Crowd around cars shouting and waving fists
    0.34

    7.
    SV Demonstrator holds up placard "Russia helping India in her sinister design"
    0.37

    8.
    SVs Diplomats' families out of car
    0.42

    9.
    CU Placard "After defeating India we will defeat Russia" PAN TO youth holding it
    0.48

    10.
    SV Crowd shouting from airport bldg.
    0.53

    11.
    Demonstrators with placards
    1.00

    12.
    SV Families out of vehicles and into building (2 shots)
    1.07

    13.
    GV Demonstrators run across tarmac to Soviet aircraft (2 shots)
    1.17

    14.
    SV Soviet aircraft PAN TO crowd being restrained by troops.
    1.23



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Soviet civilian aircraft flow in to Rawalpindi-Islamabad Airport at the weekend to evacuate wives and children of Soviet diplomats resident in West Pakistan. The evacuation operation followed India's announcement of a bombing pause to enable foreign nationals to be flown out from Karathi, Rawalpindi and Dacca.

    The arrival of the Soviet aircraft spared off a demonstration by people protesting at Soviet diplomatic support for India in the war against Pakistan. Pakistani troops guarding the airport restrained the demonstrators as the Soviet women and children hurried from their cars to the waiting aircraft. Today (13 Dec.) Pakistan apologised in Moscow for the stoning of embassy dependants at the airport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC9WEMM4LCDSHTKJ2Y05R79I09
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9WEMM4LCDSHTKJ2Y05R79I09
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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