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From Associated Press reports
American soldiers practiced military
maneuvers Sunday on a Honduran
airstrip just 21 miles from the Nica
raguan border, but U.S. officials said
the threat from Sandinista troops had
subsided and combat appeared
"These guys are not going to get
involved in any sort of conflict," said
Maj. Gary Hovatter, spokesman for
U.S. troops in Honduras.
U.S. officials in Washington said
the Sandinistas appeared to be
drawing back from the Honduran
border and predicted that the training
exercise involving 3,200 U.S. troops
would soon end.
A U.S. House delegation viewed
a military exercise involving U.S.
infantrymen and Honduran soldiers
at Jamastran, a dirt airstrip just 20
Israeli soldier killed in
From Associated Pros reports
BETHLEHEM, Occupied West
Bank A gunman opened fire at
close range Sunday on a reserve
soldier standing guard near a Pales
tinian refugee camp, marking the first
Israeli army fatality in four months
of unrest in the occupied lands.
The army's chief of staff, Gen. Dan
Shomron, said the shooting could
augur greater use of guns by Pales
tinian activists. He stopped short of
saying it signaled a major change in
the tactics of protesters, who have
mainly hurled stones and bottles at
Israel's occupation forces.
UI don't think we can yet see this
as a shift to an armed struggle," he
But Defense Minister Yitzhak
Rabin indicated stronger action
would be taken to quell Palestinian
"To the extent that extremist
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miles from the border of Nicaragua
and about 80 miles south of the Bocay
border region, where Honduran
fighters dropped bombs on Sandi
nista positions Saturday.
Honduran officials said the raid
was carried out because about 600
Sandinista troops were not evacuat
ing quickly enough from the disputed
Bocay area, which Honduras consid
ers its territory. Two Honduran jet
fighters carried out a similar raid
No one was hurt in either raid and
no damage was reported in Satur
The 600 Sandinistas were part of
a force estimated at 2,000 that was
believed to have entered Honduran
territory last week in pursuit of U.S.
backed contra rebels.
The action prompted President
Palestinian terrorist elements try to
combine terrorist acts with the
civilian disturbances, we will have to
adjust our operations and take
harsher measures to cope with both,"
The army identified the slain
soldier as Sgt. Moshe Katz, 28, from
the northern port city of Haifa.
He was shot two or three times in
the head at close range while guarding
a government building facing the
small Beit Jibrin Palestinian refugee
camp in the biblical city, the military
Troops immediately sealed off the
road, the main tourist route from
Jerusalem to the city's Manger
Square, the site of Christ's birth. They
also slapped a curfew on the refugee
camp and "rounded up everyone who
was in the area" for questioning, an
army spokesman said.
Shortly after the killing, a dozen
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Reagan to send in U.S. troops to non
combat areas for military exercises in
a show of force against the Marxist
In Washington, national security
adviser Lt. Gen. Colin Powell said
the fighting between Nicaragua and
Honduras was essentially over.
Nicaraguan Foreign Minister
Miguel D'Escoto sent a protest note
to Honduran Foreign Minister Car
los Lopez, saying his government
"energetically and formally protests"
Saturday's attack, which it called
"aggression against Nicaraguan
Nicaraguan President Daniel
Ortega has denied that the Sandinis
tas were in Honduran territory.
On Sunday, Nicaraguan Deputy
Foreign Minister Victor Hugo
Tinoco said reports that Sandinista
troops remained inside Honduras
Occupied West Bank
Israeli soldiers guarded about 100
Palestinians in front of shops. Sol:
diers led them away in small groups
Rabin and Shomron rushed to the
"It's a painful day, but we are
determined to go on to make sure
security will prevail in Israel and the
territories," Rabin said later at the
Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old
City, the most sacred site in Judaism.
He told a group of supporters that
the protests in the occupied territories
had the same goal as the Arab wars
against Israel: "The purpose is
through the use of force to get rid
Bethlehem Mayor Elias Freij said
the situation in the territories "will
be aggravated" by the shooting. But
he blamed the frustration of Arab
protesters on Israel's occupation of
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territory was a ruse by the Reagan
administration to obtain more money
for the contras.
Tinoco also said Monday's first
ever direct talks with contra rebels
inside Nicaragua will focus on the
mechanics of a cease-fire. The contras
want the talks to include political
In New York, the eight-nation
Contadora, made up of Mexico,
Colombia, Venezuela and Panama,
as well as its support group, formed
by Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and
Peru, issued a statement condemning
the sending of American troops to
Contadora has been trying to
negotiate an end to the contra war
in Nicaragua and leftist guerilla wars
in El Salvador and Guatemala for the
past six years.
Freij said that the army had used
welding torches during the two
previous days to seal 20 shops that
were following hours mandated by
the Palestine Liberation Organiza
tion (PLO). He said souvenir shops
on Manger Square had been shut
tered for six days because of conflict
ing army and PLO demands.
In Gaza City, troops closed the
main vegetable market for three
hours after firing tear gas to disperse
Arab youths who blocked a main
street and hurled stones at troops,
Arab reporters said. !
Israelis have been using economic
pressure in addition to military force
in trying to quell the unrest. They
have cut international telephone lines
and blocked fuel shipments.
PLO chief Yasser Arafat has said
throughout the unrest that he ordered
his followers to forego the use of guns
against Israeli forces. The army has
reported only scattered cases of Arabs
shooting at soldiers or civilians.
Israeli troops have killed 103
Palestinians since Dec. 8, according
to United Nations figures.
British soldiers shot in Belfast
disobeyed orders, official says
From Associated Press reports
BELFAST, Northern Ireland
Two British soldiers who were
killed in a brutal attack by an
angry mob ignored orders to stay
away from an Irish Republican
Army (IRA) funeral procession,
the British army said Sunday.
All soldiers in the British-ruled
province were told the funeral was
taking place on Saturday and had
been warned to steer clear, an
army spokesman said.
"The two corporals should not
have been where they were, and
we are interested in examining
how that came about," said the
spokesman, speaking anony
mously in keeping with British
Cpl. Derek Wood, 24, and
Capt. David Howes, 23, were
fatally shot in Belfast Saturday
after funeral mourners dragged
them from their unmarked car,
beat them unconscious, stripped
them naked and shot them.
The outlawed IRA claimed
responsibility for the deaths.
More than 2,630 people have
died in 19 years of sectarian strife
in Northern Ireland, where the
mainly Catholic IRA is fighting to
drive the British out of the pro
vince and unite the predominantly
Protestant province with the
overwhelmingly Catholic Irish
Protestant militants reject unity
with the Irish Republic.
Merriment becomes mayhem
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ple rioted on a Gulf Coast beach
during the night before police
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the ocean for a car that sped off
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