• Short Summary

    A series of bombs rocked the city of Beirut during the night and early morning of Saturday-Sunday (April 8-9).

  • Description

    1.
    MV Shattered windows (2 shots)
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    2.
    MV Holes in wall (3 shots)
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    3.
    CU INT Wreckage and shattered glass (2 shots)
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    4.
    MV Man shovelling debris from balcony.
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    5.
    MV & GV Shattered windows (3 shots)
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    6.
    GV Window PAN DOWN truck loaded with broken glass (3 shots)
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    SHATTERED WINDOWS: HOLES IN WALL: GENERAL WRECKAGE OF BUILDING: MAN SHOVELLING DEBRIS: TRUCK LOADED WITH BROKEN GALLS.




    Initials VS/21.04 VS/21.13



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A series of bombs rocked the city of Beirut during the night and early morning of Saturday-Sunday (April 8-9). One man was killed and at least three more injured in two heavily-populated areas of the Lebanese capital. Heavy material damage was also ???used.

    Following the five explosions, Prime Minister Saeb Salam called an emergency meeting of the Internal Security Council to makes a review of the security throughout the country. The Prime Minister also told reporters that several arrests had already been made - primarily that of a man called Mahmoud Doha, who had surrendered confessing that he and another man (also called Mahmoud Doha) had planted the bombs. He said that the second Mahmoud Doha had died when one of their bombs had exploded in his hands.

    When he was asked whether he thought people from outside were behind the bombings, the Prime Minister replied: "Maybe."
    SYNOPSIS: The aftermath of a bomb explosion in the heavily-populated district of Ras, in Beirut. Five bombs had rocked the Lebanese capital during the night of Saturday-Sunday - killing one man, injuring at least three others, and causing heavy material damage.

    The dead man is reported to have been one of the bombers - Mahmoud Doha - who was killed when a bomb exploded in his hands. Prime Minister Saeb Salam told reporters that another man - also named Mahmoud Doha - had surrendered and confessed on Sunday. The Prime Minister also announced that and emergency meeting of the Internal Security Council had been called to review the entire security of the country. When he was asked if he thought people from outside Lebanon were behind the bombings, the Prime Minister replied: "Maybe."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAHN1NY75JMLX1JQU80FG1TL1A
    Media URN:
    VLVAHN1NY75JMLX1JQU80FG1TL1A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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