Clipped From The Mexia Daily News
Congo Soldier Murders White ELJSABETIIVILLE, Katanga, the Congo (AP>—A Congolese soldier soldier shot a white foreigner to death today because the white man didn't obey an order to get off the sidewalk fast enough to suit the soldier. The victim was Simon Asher, 55t believed to be an Israeli. He was the fattier of three children. Witnesses said a Congolese soldier soldier on guard ordered Asher off .he sidewalk as he walked past :he former National Bank of Katanga, Katanga, which the central Congo government has taken over. It is in the heart of EusabeUiville's shopping and business center. The white man, slightly deaf, hesitated and the soldier shot him in the back.