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Chronicle Telegram {Newspaper} - 1986-04-05,Elyria, Ohio A Bay Village a Berea a Brook Park a Fairview Park a Middleburg Heights the chronicle West saturday april 5,1986 24 pages 25 cents a North Olmsted a Olmsted Falls a Olmsted township a Rocky River a Westla Kegl killed in Berlin club bombing Berlin apr a bomb exploded Early today in a packed nightclub killing an american Soldier and West German woman and injuring More than 150 people including at least 44 americans and West German officials said West German police identified the dead Only As a us Soldier and a Young West German woman withholding their names until their relatives could be notified the army said earlier in a statement one of those killed Quot is believed to be an american but that is not yet positively determined Quot the blast at 1 50 a m devastated the la Belle discotheque in the West German sector of the divided City police said at least 500 people were in the nightclub at the time and that the blast partially collapsed the ceiling shattered the facade and caused its Walls to buckle witnesses said a Small fire a shoot him. Shoot him a people cried As John Pasch or. Surrendered to police. An elderly woman he held hostage never thought shed get out alive. A Chicago gunman gives himself up Chicago apr a gunman who killed his landlord and a police officer and held a 74% ear old woman hostage for hours surrendered Early today walking out with his hands raised and Rel easme his captive unharmed police said he surrendered voluntarily said Richard Rochford a Deputy police to Penn indent he a the police superintendent on to and he Felt he treated fairly he simply told i m willing to Cote out and he came 0111 a crowd of residents in the usually quiet North Side neighbourhood stood at police lines to watch the surrender i to people shouted. Shoot him shoot him police superintendent Fred Rice had made repeated Teo May Mansur denies role in Twa blast May Elias Mansu photo on Page a-6 broke out but was quickly put out two claims of responsibility for the attack were made later by Anonymous Telephone callers neither could be independently confirmed in Washington a defense department it cmdr Ross Kudlick said the Pentagon has not been Able to confirm whether the injured americans were servicemen but said he believes a some percentage will be service members Quot the disco was popular with soldiers the statement released by the army Europe Headquarters in Heidelberg West Germany said 44 americans injured in the explosion were treated at local military facilities of those 25 were evacuated to american military hospitals in West Germany the army statement said five to 10 other us citizens were believed to have been treated at West German hospitals there were also an undetermined number of West germans injured in the blast the statement said West German authorities said More than 150 people had been Hurt and that 30 were reported in serious condition chief government spokesman Friedhelm Ost said the cowardly attack hit us As much As our allies our american friends who guarantee the Freedom and peace of Berlin Interior ministry spokesman Hans Guenther Kowalski told the associated press the bombing was without a doubt an attack against the l s allies and is most probably connected with International terrorists a ambulances slowed on Lorain re. Bridge Vised appeals to the gunman identified As John Pasch or57, �0 give up since shortly after the siege by 100 police officers began at 3 p m thursday we kept reassuring him that he be Hurt a Rochford said of the negotiations leading to paschos surrender the alternative. Rice had told reporters Friday night was violence and bloodshed a police entered the apartment building where Pasch had held the woman and found a revolver and a Rifle Rochford said me said no explosives were found Pasch had claimed to have incendiary devices and police had said they believed him to be heavily armed with at least three weapons turn to Page a i by Kim Perkins it staff writer Fairview Park emergency vehicles and buses headed for Fairview general Hospital Over the Lorain Road Bridge Between Fairview Park and Cleveland will have to creep along at 5 Mph beginning today traffic has been reduced to one Lane while engineering consultants determine whether the Bridge is Safe a procedure expected to take about a week 15 Are killed in explosion on. Base Seoul South Korea a an aviation fuel storage tank exploded and caught fire today at Osan air base killing 15 people including an american and in Jung 13 koreans according to military spokesmen the explosion occurred at the base 37 Miles South of Seoul during a fuel Transfer operation us military spokesman Billy Fullerton said Here Fullerton said an investigation was under Way to determine the cause of the explosion he said the fire was brought under control after several hours in Washington u i air Force spokesman it col Larry Greer said a there Are initial reports of 13 korean National employees who were injured and 15 people who Are fatalities we believe those to be 14 koreans and one american a a we also show one individual As missing we done to know if that a korean or american at this time a said Greer Fullerton said there was no indication sabotage or terrorism were involved in addition All trucks regardless of weight will be banned from the Bridge which stands 131 feet above the Rocky River Valley Cuya hoga county engl Neer Thomas j Neff and Warren j Smith director of the Ohio department of transportation called for the examination Cuya hoga county Bridge Engineer Eugene a Lupik said he expects traffic to be restored to one Lane in each direction in about a week a we think it is not a problem we feel certain the Bridge is Safe a he said the examination is being done he said because the insurance company a needed More Assurance than we could give a the state has hired Mansfield based Richland engineering Ltd to of the county a consultants Dalton Dalton new port inc in inspecting the towers a reconstruction project which includes widening the Bridge has been in the works for about two years said Halup Nik the Bridge was unbalanced when the North half of the deck was removed during construction engineers will Check out the turn to Page a-6 Brown noses the Browns and Steeles will renew their Turnpike rivalry this time with a Benefit basketball game at Admiral King High school tonight at 8. Cheering for the brownies in the front Row Are left Marlene Hudak Mert Lewis Margaret Hudak and in Back with skirts but no Pom Poms Don Buczynsky Jim Lewis and George Volimer proceeds will Benefit the Amherst St Joseph sports Complex. It photo by Gene Krebs Viet vet found guilty of murder inside Tripoli Lebanon a a woman who identified herself As May Elias Mansur the name of a suspect in the bombing of a Twa plane that killed four americans today denied she had a role m a such a terrorist crime a authorities investigating wednesday s bombing of Twa flight 840 had said met in Elias Mansur was the pome suspect and italian police said she was a known terrorist woman who said she was a is Mansur spoke to the Assoc y ated press today at the head Quad it s tors of the syrian social nationalist party in this port City 50 Miles North of Beirut she said she and her late husband Atef Danaf were Mem Bers of the leftist party which advocates merging much of the. Partially paralysed by stroke world into a single nation and had earned out attacks on israelis during israelis 10fi2 invasion of Lebanon Quot but i Don t undertake such crimes that kill Mno cont people and children not a politician a Diplomat or a military Man Quot she said the woman showed a lebanese passport identifying her As May Elias Mansur 31 several Tripoli residents and senior members of the syrian social nationalist party also identified her As the woman Shisei Voied in the Bony it ing Cleveland a Vietnam Veteran Jeffrey j Lawrence was emotionless As a Cuya hoga county common pleas court jury rejected an insanity defense and found him guilty of gunning Down his next door neighbors last aug 25 jurors deliberated during two Days before returning their verdict Friday in judge Stephanie Tubbs Jones courtroom they convicted Lawrence on two counts of aggravated murder and two counts of attempted murder but cleared him of a third attempted murder count evidence during the two week trial indicated that Lawrence crashed his next door neighbor s garage party last summer with a pump action Shotgun Lawrence 34, could face the death san Francisco area penalty in the slayings of Jess and Cheryl Mooney of Garfield Heights jurors will meet in the court monday to consider punishment defense lawyers and their psychologist said Lawrence was insane at the time of the shootings and argued that he went out of control during a Flashback related to a Post traumatic stress disorder from Days As a Marine m Vietnam prosecutors Dimis cd those defences and said apologies were due on Lawrence s behalf to All Vietnam veterans they cited Lawrence a War record of 44 Days in Vietnam with no combat a there Are Vietnam veterans that have problems and need help said assistant county prosecutor Allan b Leonberg but this Man lied when he told the doctors what his experiences were in Vietnam As far As military combat is concerned accent deaths editorial Fie Ligion sports Tele Ision Alo la b2 bi4 a4-5 b3-fi v go percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight lows so to slav Cloudy Siinda a with a 40 percent Chance of showers highs in lower 60s details on la a luncheon specials the Saih Siahou s in for if i 8,1v 30 feared missing in Trisco blast fire san Francisco Apas Many Asio people May he missing after a blast and fire levelled a Block ski Marc Ware House injuring at least 2 1 people and causing an estimated 510 million in damage officials said a search was to be Condi iced today said assistant fire chief Charles Crysti the fire roared out of control for nearly four hours aft i it started Friday afternoon Ith a blast that lifted the roof off the two store Bay View Industrial Park and Bent a corrugated steel garage door 100 Yards away Twenty people were taken to hospitals where two were in critical condition paramedics also treated an uncounted number for minor injuries at the scene the explosion knocked out Power to nearly 4 Joo Homes and Hirisi Nessus m the Bluc Collar neighbourhood of Southeast san Francisco several blocks remained without Power Well into the night before the fire was contained at 7 15 p a column of dense Smoko Rose 3,000 feet Over san Francisco Ray i

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