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The Michigan Daily-Friday, June 15, 1979-Page 13
RECENT GUERRILLA WARFARE TAKES ITS TOLL
Nicaraguan people face starvation, anarchy
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - THOSE RESIDENTS who remain announced their "final offensive" in the 15,000 people have taken shelter in six
Anarchy, hunger, and pillage have face the bleak prospects that accom- war to topple Somoza, whose family has refugee centers, all plagued by shor-
come to the streets of Managua, a city pany war. governed this Central American nation tages of supplies.
which until a week ago was almost un- Widespread looting has broken out for more than 40 years. "It is terrible in there," said Alisau
touched-by years of fighting between and all major markets have been It is a "shame people had to suffer in Napoleon Briones, who was leaving the
the national guard and anti-gover- pillaged. The stores shut down on June having to take that which is not theirs to barrio of San Judas with his wife,
nment guerrillas. 4 at the start of a general strike and af- feed their children," Somoza said. He mother and four children. "We have
The normal life of the capital has ter fighting broke out last week. - said the national guard soon would had nothing of our own to eat since Sun-
come to a halt. No buses or taxis move "God had blessed us with this food, begin distributing food in barrios that day. A neighbor gave us some rice, but
on the broad avenues. Streets in the because we are starving in the have been cleared of guerrilla activity. she is running out of food too,"
poor neighborhoods, or "barrios," are barrios," said a woman wheeling away THE GUARD attempts to secure SAN JUDAS IS among the neigh-
blocked by barricades. a shopping cart of food, household each neighborhood in a manner one borhoods that the national guard bom-
Thousands of refugees have been items and cookware from a looted lieutenant described as "reconnaissan- barded with machine gun and rocket
streaming out of the capital along the shopping center. ce by fire." "We shoot into all the trees fire, residents say. Most of the houses
southern highway, passing the PRESIDENT ANASTASIO Somoza on an unsecured block with .50-caliber are made of flimsy pieces of wood and
American Embassy as they leave. Most conceded Wedlnesday night that machine guns," he said. "Sometimes sheet metal roofs, providing little
are on foot, but some ride in cars and Managua has been "shut down." people with guns jump down and run protection from an attack.
jeeps crammed full of occupants and The fighting began in this city of half away. Sometimes they fall out dead." Streets in the barrios are patrolled by
belongings. a million after Sandinista guerrillas Red Cross officials say more than young men with pistols and rifles.

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