Wednesday, February 13, 1991

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas February 1991 Page 5A Hundreds reported killed in hit on bomb shelter Saudi Arabia AP Missiles slammed into a Baghdad bomb shelter Iraq claim ing 500 civilians The United States said the site was a military command The military command said the site was a military command and bunker that was an active target for some We have no explanation at this why there were civilians in this Marine Richard Ncal told reporters in Riy adh We dont feel we attacked the wrong bunker ot made a The deaths occurred during a 12hour bombardment of One of the buildings hit the Palace of Conferences is across the street from the alRashid where a Soviet envoy on a peace mission is The diplomat met Tuesday with Iraqi President Saddam As the Persian Gulf War turned 4 weeks the Soviet diplomatic efforts to end it picked up with the announcement today of plans for Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz to meet in Moscow with President Mikhail Sundays trip would be a followup to envoy Yevgeny Prima kovs the Kremlin After meeting with Sad dam announced Iraq might be willing to the White House he said nothing about the centr al issue in the conflict ending the occupation of military said Iraq has managed to rig military communications supply links despite allied bomb ing aimed at smashing They said Iraqi was drawing on battlefield experience in its 198088 war with The bomb shelter hit today also was a legacy of the IranIraq war It was one of five big shelters built in the capital during that Witnesses said the shelter in the middleclass residential alAmerieh district took direct hits from at least two missiles fired by allied The missiles pierced 9 feet of Rescuers clawing through the debris found eight survivors immedi ately after the AP corres pondent Salah Nasrawi reported from the The rescuers later said they retrieved more than 200 most of them charred and mutilated beyond Nasrawi Iraqi civil defense officials said lists compiled from residents indi cated there were more than 500 peo ple inside the shelter when the warp lanes struck before A senior civil defense official said scores of people remained buried in the rubble but there was no hope of finding any one Funerals held for one of 2 Texas soldiers killed in war FORT WORTH AP Mourners at the funeral of Marine Corps David Herr were told that death was a loss but definitely No life is ever a waste when it is given doing what a person wants to the Robert Bohl of Fort Worths First Presbyterian Church He died doing exactly what he wanted to thank died earlier this month in a helicopter crash in Saudi A helicopter Herr was killed along with three other Marines when their Huey1 helicopter apparently malfunctioned and crashed 2 in eastern Saudi Heirs sacrifice for us will ever be said The Marines courage and love of coun try and freedom will always be a bea con of light to the minister Herr graduated from Fort Worth Country Day School in 1980 and Washington and Lee Univer sity in He is survived by his Con t nie and David Herr of Fort In an earlier Herr I said her son was lucky enough to do i what he wanted most in the to serve his The funeral of another victim in the 2 Marine Albert Haddad of is sche duled J The door gunner will be buried at j Flower Mound Cemetery in Lewisvil le following services at Lakeland J Baptist Herr and Haddad and the other two i Marines killed were members of the Light Helicopter Attack Squadron based at Camp Pendleton near San Haddad was bom in Delaware and graduated from Lewisville High where he was a football play He was married less than a year on Residents crowded around the wrecked looking for relatives and Men beat on their chests and yelled Allahu Arabic for God is and women cried Nasrawi At a Baghdad hospital where the injured were 17yearold Omar badly said he was the only survivor of his family of I was sleeping and suddenly I felt heat and the blanket was Adnan I turned to try and touch my mother who was next to me but grabbed nothing but a piece of Also hit in the raids were telecom munications centers in the alJadrich and alJamila and the gov ernments Palace of Iraq previously had claimed thou sands of civilian casualties in the allied air officials have said the Iraqi figures were probably President speaking with reporters in Washington on described Iraqi statements on civilian casualties as a onesided propagan da mission cranking out myths and the command has said civilian casualties are an inevit able byproduct of the strikes aimed at military and strategic Also Jordanian refugees said 30 people were killed and about two dozen hurt when allied planes attacked the bus they were riding in near the IraqKuwait border on We heard the planes come and they dropped One fell in y Kabul O AFGHANISTAN f PAKISTAN KUWAIT Suez Canal Strait of Hormuz Oman Karachi Arabian Sea f Socotra Vemen Indian Ocean one hit the bus and one fell said Shehadeh Ibrahim who arrived at the Jordanian border post of Ruweishid The bus caught fire and some were With the war thundering Baghdad radio reported early today willing to relinquish Kuwait as the that Saddam told Primakov he is pre United States has pared to cooperate with the Soviet The deciding factor for us is Union and other nations in a peace What does he say about getting out of But there was no sign Saddam is Kuwait White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater asked in At the United Cuba and Yemen were leading a push to keep the first Security Council debate on the war from being held in closed Both sides said todays vote could be i The closed session was sought by and British diplomats who main tain an open meeting with angry com ments about the war would suggest the council did not stand by its resolu tions to force Iraq to withdraw from On Iraq said any ground war would be costly and bloody for the United States and its If the Americans want to spare their sons from certain all they have to do is pulltheir losing forces out of the holy land of the Arabs and leave the Arabs to iron out their dif ferences by Iraqs news agency quoted its parliament Saadi Mehdi as But the allies signaled that it would be some time before they choose to wage an allout ground British Defense Secretary Tom who met with Bush in Washington on said there was a need to see some significant reduction in Iraqs military capabili ty before any land I think theres some work to be he In large that work is the air In eastern Saudi skiesj were clear today as waves of warp lanes roared off on bombing MANl i lericar RR E ERE 80380 Full Size Queen Size set King Size set Queen and King Sold In ScU King Size Is 3 Serta Posture Quilt Bedding 99 Twin 399 Contemporary Living Cherry Rocker Contemporary pub back sofa has Parsons legs and is accented with wood Cherry Windsor back rocker has bcnlwood 959154 3 Piece Colonial Style By Webl Riverbend group features antique brass and attention to Includes 64 triple hutch and 9271 Night 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