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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 11, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 6 world Pacific stars and stripes december 1982 fighting flares in Northern Lebanon compiled from wire services mortar and artillery Bat Les killed 16 people and wounded 59 others in Lebanon Northern City of Tripoli and president Reagan said the United states wants to Speed up the process for peace in the state run Beirut radio said fight ing Between pro and anti syrian factions escalated dramatically in the Syria controlled City of fighting in Tripoli erupted for the third straight Day after unidentified gunmen ambushed a syrian army truck near the syrian police said four syrian soldiers died and 11 others were wounded in the the Independent news paper Annavar reported that marines soon will expand peace keeping patrols to include Lebanon defense ministry compound in the Beirut suburb of Yarze where lebanese and israeli troops clashed this the usually reliable newspaper said this decision was taken by the higher coordination committee of the French and italian multinational peacekeeping Force during a meeting with lebanese president Amin Gemayel after the Gemayel also urged officers of the peacekeeping Force to help rid Lebanon of its unwanted the state run National news Agency said Gemayel briefed the whose nations sent a peacekeeping Force to on the deterioration of Security in Tripoli and the Shouf Gemayel asked for help to end the presence of foreign troops in Lebanon As the Only Way to end the fighting and Stop it spreading to other parts of the based at Beirut International Airport six Miles West of Are currently sending jeep patrols into East and West Annavar said they will soon expand to cover the Yarze Section of the Beirut Damascus International High Way to Avert further clashes but Marine spokesman Dale Dye said marines Are not now patrolling and have no immediate plans to patrol in the Yarze former lebanese prime minister Rashid Karame appealed to syrian president Hachez Assad to help Stop the Tripoli fighting an indication that syrian who entered Lebanon in 1976 to quell civil were taking part in the As factional strife raged in fighting Between lebanese christians and druze moslem left at least four people dead in the Israel occupied Shouf mountains Southeast of police israeli troops occupying the Region since shortly after the june 6 invasion of Lebanon sealed off the area and imposed a curfew to quell the the bloodshed came As at a luncheon in Washington with special Middle East envoys Habib and Morris said the United states wants to accelerate the peace process in the asked whether peace negotiations had bogged Reagan but we Are interested in speeding it echoing reagans said there has been considerable Success in narrowing the issues of a peace but that the United states is trying to accelerate the the United states is trying to secure the evacuation from Lebanon of foreign troops and the establishment of a palestinian entity on the Israel occupied West Bank and Gaza strip in association with about two thirds of Lebanon is occupied by israeli and up to Plo Pakistan chief pledges democracy Mohammad Ziaulhaq Washington up pakistani president Mohammad Ziaulhaq ended his first state visit to the United states with assurances he will restore democracy in his country in two to three god who was headed for new York thursday after four Days of meet Ings with top said wednesday soviet Leader Yuri an whom he met last gave no no promises the Kremlin will withdraw troops from in talks with president administration officials and con Zia said he is very confident that the administration will be Able to fulfil the commitment to provide Pakistan with a full billion Aid package promised by the Reagan administration after the soviet invasion of congressmen said they were favourably impressed with but his assurances on nuclear and human rights issues and an end to martial Law Are not Likely to change voting on proposals to Cut economic Assis Tance to Pakistan next year from million to who hosted a dinner for vice president George Bush wednesday will meet Secretary general Javier Perez de former president Richard Nixon and businessmen before leaving for san Francisco and at the Bush said Ameri cans have come to know and appreciate the warmth of the pakistani people and to cherish your Friendship in a troubled in a luncheon speech at the National press Zia said he will Call elections As soon As he is convinced they will produce a body that can run the Zia declared martial Law in 1977 after ousting prime minister Zulfi Kar Ali who later was executed for the murder of a political the pakistani president urged newspaper reporters and dont let Afghanistan fall into the for then it is Zia also said Pakistan is doing All it can to halt the flow of narcotics from a policed tribal but urged the United states to do its part by tightening your Laws so that drug dealers can be prosecuted More officials say 55 percent of the hard drugs in the United states now come from congressmen said they found Zia very candid and were favourably impressed with his Assurance to president Reagan that Pakistan is not interested in acquiring a nuclear South africans strike in kill 37 exiles Lesotho a South african soldiers stormed the Lesotho capital killing at least 37 people in their Beds and on the streets in a predawn raid against Black nationalist guerrilla officials and witnesses a South african military com Mander said the dead included five women and two children gunned Down in a Cross the South africans apparently walked into the Mountain kingdoms a few Hundred Yards from the South african and controlled the City for More than an hour starting at 1 Lesotho permanent Secretary the top official in the foreign said that at least 100 South africans raided about 200 Miles South of before fleeing in other Lesotho officials and West Ern diplomats reached by Telephone from Johannesburg said the raiders met scant resistance As they fanned out through the City of shattering the predawn Calm with machine gun fire and grenade they said some victims died in their sleep and others were gunned Down on Lesotho radio said South african troops attacked political refugees and inflicted heavy but did not South Africa military command Constand said the raid was directed against strongholds of the african National a group of South african exiles fighting to topple the White minority government in pre he said his forces killed 30 Black nationalist guerrillas in fighting that left four South african soldiers witnesses said South africans attacked 12 targets in business shabby outlying hotel and wealthy neigh including an area one Block from the they knew where they were said one Diplomat who declined to be further there is a Large Pool of blood on the Street in front of the hotel there Are Bullet holes in and around the which gained Independence from Britain in october is a mountainous Region of Square Miles that is economically dependent on surrounding South Maseru sits on the Western Border of International airmans wife stabbed Manila up the wife of an american Serviceman and her two nieces were found stabbed to death in their Home near Clark a in an apparent robbery authorities the air Force identified the victims As Rosita wife of staff Larry and Dodds Carina to and Estelita All three victims were Philip Pine the spokesman Dodd was in Japan on Tempo Rary duty at the time of the the air Force bodies found England a searchers have recovered the bodies of the two airmen killed when their full Jet fighter crashed into a Mountain on the Isle of Skye off the Northwest scottish an air Force statement the announcement identified the crewmen As Burnley of the and 1st Steven Pitt of East the planes weapons systems the bodies were found in the wreckage of the which was on a nighttime training Mission from Lakenheath a in Suffolk when it crashed late the airmen were from the 48th tactical fighter Wing at the statement chilean plane crash la Chile up a chilean Airliner carrying 51 people on a Domestic flight crashed into a Hill and burst into flames killing All on police the Aero nor airlines Fokker f28 crashed about one half mile from the Airport at la apparently because the pilots visibility was blocked by a training exercise involving air borne fireman said they found charred bodies scattered Over a 600foot Airport sources said the plane carried 45 two and four Crew German guards attacked Berlin a two germans guarding a radar station in West Berlin were injured when two teenagers attacked them and took away their police said but British troops on an exercise with american troops in the area caught the youths As they tried to

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