The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 26, 1986 · Page 5
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 5

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, January 26, 1986
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Nation/World The Salina Journal Sunday, January 26,1986 Page 5 Ugandan rebek seize control of capital NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Ugandan rebels Saturday took control of Kampala after two days of house-to- house fighting, reducing government resistance in the capital to a few pockets of holdout troops, Western and U.N. officials said. "Kampala is in NRA (National Resistance Army) hands," said a report radioed to the British High Commission (embassy) in Nairobi by British diplomats. "There are still pockets of resistance," said the report. "Things have quieted down, but there is still shooting." Diplomats and United Nations personnel in Kampala reported to colleagues in Nairobi by radio that most government units were holed up in an army barracks, a small downtown area around Parliament, and the national radio station. The National Resistance Army's assault on Kampala on Friday culminated a week-long offensive that shattered a peace agreement signed Dec. 17 with the 6-month-old military government. Telephone and telex links with Uganda were cut early Saturday. A U.N. staff member in Kampala reported by radio that only 25 percent of the city had electricity Saturday afternoon. Officials of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi said the extent of casualties among combatants and civilians in the two days of fighting was not known, but that there were no reports of any Westerners hurt. There were unconfirmed reports of infighting among the leaders of the military government that withdrew to eastern Uganda, with some reportedly advising their troops to surrender and others trying to regroup for combat. Foreigners in Kampala were reported staying inside their homes, many without electricity, as U.S., British and other Western officials worked on contingency evacuation plans. In Washington, State Department spokesman Anita Stockman said the approximately 170 Americans in Uganda were safe and accounted for, including 21 U.S. Embassy personnel and Marine guards in Kampala. There are about 150 private U.S. citizens in Uganda, including 80 in Kampala, she said. U.S. officials were in radio contact with the American Embassy in Kampala, said a government official in Washington. The British Broadcasting Corp.'s external service broadcast a Foreign Office statement advising Britons in northern and eastern Uganda to flee to Kenya if they felt roads in their areas were safe. But expatriates in Kampala "should remain in their homes, keep their doors locked, draw their curtains and keep under cover away from windows," the statement said. U.N. officials in Nairobi were trying to organize the evacuation of U.N. personnel in Uganda, by overland convoy from the north and by airlift from Kampala. Dermatology Jonell Byers, M.D. Mowery Clinic — 827-7261 This announcement was omitted from the phone book. Please make the addition to yours. S. Yemen fighting begins to diminish MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Fighting died down Saturday in Aden, allowing thousands of decomposing corpses to be buried, as a measure of calm returned to the bomb-scarred South Yemeni capital city, sources in Aden reported. "The city is back to normal," an employee of the official South Yemeni News Agency said in a telephone interview. "There are no longer any corpses on the streets. The water supply and electricity have been regularized again." The employee refused to answer questions about fighting between rival Marxist factions that broke out Jan. 13 and that Arab sources in the North Yemeni capital of San'a said still was going on at the gates of Aden. An executive of the news agency, reached by . telephone from Bahrain, said the Yemen Socialist Party was "now in control of the whole country.'' "Aden is back to normal, and people are right now watching on television the Egyptian film 'The Night Fatima Was Arrested,'" said the executive. "The airport has been reopened. All manifestations of violence are no longer there. In fact, calm has returned to all governorates under the party, which named Heidar al-Attas as president." He added without elaborating that "the conspiracy of (President) All Nasser Mohammed has cost us destruction and loss of lives." On Friday, rebels issued statements denouncing Mohammed as a conspirator and declared him stripped of the presidency and all his party titles and powers. But Arab diplomatic sources, reached by telephone in San'a, insisted that fighting between rival factions in South Yemen continued. Repeal of tax deductions gets little support by panel WASHINGTON (AP) - There is almost no support on the Senate Finance Committee for total repeal of the deduction for state and local taxes paid, a major part of President Reagan's tax-overhaul plan, Chairman Bob Packwood said Saturday. Packwood said members of the panel also reached informal agreement during an overnight retreat at a West Virginia resort that the tax- overhaul bill should not be used to raise taxes. After members returned to Washington, Packwood told a news conference he is confident the panel will be able to write a bill this year. Most members also think the House- passed measure is too tough on business, he added. And on the major issue, Packwood said: "It was very clear there was no support — or very little — for elimination of state real property (tax) deductions or local real property tax deductions. "There was more support for elimination of personal properly tax deductions and sales taxes. 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