The Daily Capital News (Jefferson City, Missouri) 27 March 1969 Page 13

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The Daily Capital News (Jefferson City, Missouri) 27 March 1969 Page 13 - World news briefs North, South Korean, troops...
World news briefs North, South Korean, troops clash in demilitarized PAKMUNJOM. Korea (AP)| ported since the allied-airlift ex- -- North and South Korean j ercise Focus Retina ended forces clashed on the demilita- rized zone today for the first time in six days, and both sides exchanged charges at an armis- tice commission meeting here, aimed to start a No casualties were reported. North Korea said 10 South Ko-i TOKYO (AP) -- Three opposi- reui soldiers attacked its forces tion parties boycotted the Japa- March 20. There were five fire- fights during the nine-day war games, which North Korea had denounced as » provocation new war. ·cross the truce zone, firing "several thousand rounds of heavy and light machine-gun fire." It said South Korea later brought up a number of tanks. U.S. James Air Force Maj. Gen. nes* Diet today, trying to para- lyze the parliament in protest against t bill pushed through committee by the ruling Liber- opened the meeting and let the bill be approved despite the ponents' pushing and shoving, thn the opposition swarmed around and tried to prevent from leaving the room. Hosoda was rescued by uni- formed Diet guards, but the cialists, Japan's leading opposi- tion party, promised "physical resistance" if the LDP tries convene the Diet. LONDON (AP) -- An armed gang stole diamonds, other gems and cash today tentatively valued at more than 5500,000 B. Knapp of the U.N. ernment) parties demanded j f rom the vault of R a l l i Brothers, that the bill to increase railway! one of Britain's leading mer-: ! chant bankers. i al-Democratic party. The Socialist, Democratic So- cialist and Komeito (Clean gov-| Command, said a South Korean report indicated the North Ko- reans fired 800 rounds of ma- chine-gun and small arms am-j railroading of the bill munition at a guard post, start- committet Tuesday fcg a fire and destroying a tow- ·r and other buildings. Knapp proposed an on-the- fares be killed and said their | boycott would continue until the through is ex- plained. The Transportation Commit-' epot investigation by a joint ob- tee meeting turned into a shov- eerver team, but the North Ko- reans rejected this as a "cover- »p." It was the first firefight re- ing match as opposition mem-| ben tried to block approval of! the measure. The committee; chairman, Kichizo Hosoda, A spokesman said the four men apparently broke in soon after the office cleaners ar- rived. Then as each member the staff arrived, he or she tied up with nylon stockings adhesive tape. The manager was forced to open the vault gunpoint, ' and the raiders cleared the safes of precious stones- and money. The gang drove away about

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