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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas World 3A Soviets to review Afghanistan campaign NEW India The Soviet Union has sent a team of experts to the Afghan capital of Kabul to begin a major review of its eight monthold effort to rout antiMarxist Moslem a Western diplomat The who declined to be said a large mobile com munications center has been set up at the official Afghan guest house for visiting dignitaries in downtown Kabul and that large antennas have been observed The last time a mobile com munications center was sighted in the Afghan capital was in late November or early or less than a month before the Kremlin poured the first of troops into the source he acknowledged un certainty about whether the Soviet contingent in Kabul included military or Soviet and progovernment Afghan troops now control the countrys primitive highway Kabul and the countrys second largest But the rebels are still believed in control of the countryside and of the countrys third largest in northwestern Afghanistan near Iran and the Soviet was described by the source as being in a state of open There also has been trouble across the three nor thwesternmost provinces of Tahar and the past three No major battles have been but word has reached the capital of hit andrun attacks on Soviet military and supply according to the diplomat who expressed skepticism about the Soviets chances of devising a workable strategy to win the You cant go for a military solution You cant occupy a country the size of Texas with There are few poor no the source Anyone with a red star Soviet insignia is now the A growing number of Afghan government soldiers are reported to have switched sides and joined the rebels who have fought a succession of three Marxist governments that have ruled the Central Asian nation since The source confirmed earlier reports that two Afghan army possibly up to regiment in defected about three weeks A full regiment would contain about but all Afghan units are known to be seriously weakened by losses and The source estimated the entire Afghan once said to be may now contain some Iranian roundup Rebel soldiers shot hostages still held Staffphoto By ASSOCIATED PRESS Iranian firing squads executed 19 more people at dawn including 15 rebel soldiers and the former head of the central Tehran Radio eight Western ap parently got nowhere in their demand for the release of the 52 now in their 286th day of The rebel including an officer identified only as retired were convicted of planning the militaryled coup against Ayatollah Ruhollah Their deaths brought to 68 the number put to death for the which the regime said it discovered last The broadcast said the others executed included Yusof former governor of the central bank the satanic era of the late Shah Mohammad Reza Khoshkish was convicted of treason con cerning public the Waterfalls offer intrigue to tourists who visit the River Road Foreign briefs Iraq fire Lebanon AP A fire in a movie theater in a suburb of the Iraqi killed 59 children and injured 45 the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced The Iraqi news agency quoted a ministry spokesman as saying the fire was caused by an electrical short circuit in the Al Baida Cinema on the third day of the feast marking the end of the Moslem holy month of There was no mention of any politically motivated Iraqi cities have suffered from violent sabotage that involved several bombings in the last six Authorities in Baghdad blamed the violence on sup porters of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeinis Islamic revolutionary regime in neighboring Iraqi President Saddam Husseins Socialist Baath Party government is locked in a struggle with Iran for dominance in the oilrich Persian Gulf It also has serious problems with neighboring Some of the bombings have been claimed by the un derground Al Dawa made up of Iraqi Shiite Moslems opposed to Husseins predominantly Sunni Moslem A group calling itself the Iraqi Mojahedeen also has claimed several Sunken ship TORONTO AP Marine scientist Joseph Maclnnis of Toronto says he and a group of researchers have located the wreckage of the HMS which sank off Beechy Island about 90 miles south of the magnetic North Pole 127 years Maclnnis said it is the most northerly shipwreck ever The Breadalbane was one of several ships sent to find explorer Sir John who vanished in 1845 after setting out to find the Nor thwest The first traces of Franklin were found in 1854 at his winter quarters on Beechy Island in the Arctic In 1859 Franklins skeleton was discovered on King William He had abandoned his icelocked ship just a short distance from the end of the The Breadalbane sank on 1853 when its wooden hull was crushed by All crew members escaped alive in an ironhulled companion ship and preserved detailed maps of the Five released Colombia AP Urban guerrillas who kid napped the leader of Colombias Chamber of Representatives and four released all five early today after lecturing them on the guerrillas political point of the kidnapped men Guerrillas identifying themselves as members of the Movement19 organization kidnapped representative Simon Bossa two reporters of the Bogota morning daily El Tiempo and two reporters of the Bogota radio station The guerrillas said they want the government to offer amnesty to all including those in Bossa Bossa has sponsored a bill in the lower house of Congress that would grant amnesty to all antigovernment guerrillas and the kidnapping ap parently was aimed at calling attention to guerrilla demands on the Pig rumor blamed Religious riot kills 85 India AP At least 85 people were killed in this northern Indian town in Moslem rioting started by rumors that a pig strayed into prayers marking the end of the Moslem holy police said A top police official said Moslem mobs battled police and attacked Hindu shops and homes in the Wednesday rioting in this town 100 miles east of New Police Superintendent who said the death toll was at least said many died in a stampede in the Moslem prayer Nineteen children were among those Mehta and mobs beat to death a district police official and four constables who tried to quelJ the He said 61 persons were injured and that five policemen were News reports in New Delhi said police used baton charges and tear gas to break up the crowd of Mehta and other officials said a rumor spread about a pig being driven among the Moslems gathered at the Idgah Mosque compound in this dusty town to celebrate the feast ending Pork is taboo for Moslems and a pig at Islamic prayers would be A curfew was imposed and army troops and paramilitary troops rushed to reinforce police in the Policemen armed with rifles and cane clubs patrolled the Julius Sattler 9643021 DoltYourselfers Need Plumbing Parts see LUNDAY PLUMBING All Types Plumbing Repair Parts broadcast Also executed was Eshan the thinking brain of the shahs secret Tehran Radio said Shambazi had represented SAVAK at a number of international police conferences and was found guilty of strengthing the foundations of the hated Pahlavi On the am bassadors of New Zealand and Greece met with Parliament Speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani to express our anxiety concerning the continued detention of the hostages and ask for measures for their release since their detention contradicts international Tehran Radio Khomeini has given the Majlis final authority over the fate of the The broadcast said Raf sanjani told the ambassadors he would discuss their request with called the but reiterated Irans position that the hostages were members of an espionage den at the Embassy before its takeover 4 by Iranian The broadcast quoted Rafsanjani as saying the hostages were conspiring in Iran as spies and not ordinary at We have discovered their footmark in the assassination attempts of the antiKhomeini Forghan a member of the hardline majority Islamic Republican asked the Western envoys to point out the tens of hundreds of cases of violations of rights 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