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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 9, 1973, Florence, South Carolina4-c thursday August Florence morning news . Jets blast suspected red Cambodia positions phenom penh Cambodia a . Warplanes. Push ing their attacks to the highest level in a month blasted suspected positions of communist led insurgents wednesday in an Imirea i Miles from i Lenorn penh Airport. The strikes were to Cut off the escape of infiltrators who blew up the capital s International radio transmission station tuesday Iii Chi. Or to smash possible troop buildups around i he City. Thirty infiltrators seized the radio installation near the air port without firing a shot after government guards threw Down heir weapons and fled military sources said. The infiltrators planted explosives in several radio rooms. The charges Cut much of the capital s commercial communications with the world. At Daybreak. Thailand based a 4 phantom jets began attacks i ii Miles from the Airport. Air liners continued to take off and land during the tactical strikes. Passengers at the terminal could see Black smoke billowing up from the attack area. The Daylong bombing jarred phenom penh seven Miles away. In Washington the Pentagon said that . Bombing is at its highest level in a month be cause of increased pressure by communist led forces. A Pentagon spokesman gave no specific figures but said inc number of single 1552 missions Rose from 40 to about 50 per Day and that the number of tactical fighter bomber missions was higher than the 200 a Day average of recent weeks. Scattered fighting was reported around phenom penh wednesday. A Battle to the Northeast at siem Heap near the ancient ruins of Ankor wat. Killed six insurgents and wounded five government sol Diers the cambodian command said. The Ankor wat ruins have been held by insurgent forces for three years. In phenom penh a Convoy of about 150 trucks and trailers Laden with food and other sup plies arrived along Highway 4 from the seaport of Kampong som. At n eak Luong. Newsmen were allowed to pay a 30-minute visit to the Mekong River Garrison town hit monday in a . Bombing error that left at least .137 persons dead and 260 wounded. The newsmen reported two thirds of the town of 7.000 soldiers and their families was destroyed or damaged. In Washington a former air Force Pilot charged and the air force1 denied that enemy hospitals in Vietnam were sought out As targets for Amer ican warplanes. The officer former capt. Gerald j. Graven said that hospitals were on target lists he used for directing air strikes As a Forward air controller in 1969. In denying Greven s allegations the air Force provided a statement in which Greven s former commanding officer in Vietnam accused him of lying. In new York a government Appeal challenged a Federal judges order of july 25 forbid Ding . Bombing of Cam Bodia. The government sought to overturn the ruling by . District court judge Orrin Judd. The . Supreme court has stayed the order until the a peal is decided. Supreme court Justice thur Good Marshall in Washington refused to rescind a stay order he issued saturday that permitted the bombing to continue. His refusal Threath decision to the three judge new York appeals panel. In Laos. Premier Souvanna Houma said a military Puliti Cal agreement for a coalition with the communists could be signed next week. Souvanna Houma said in an interview with a German Tele vision newsman that he thought it would take one or two years to integrate communist and non communist elements in a coalition government. The communist backed path it lao and the Royal lao government have agreed in Prin Ciple to putting into effect the laotian peace agreement signed last february but the two sides Are still negotiating details. 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