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Page 2-Saturday, May 20, 1978-The Michigan Daily
French tryZaire rescue
'tlnuied from Pg
positions on its outskirts to head off any
rebels taking foreign hostages with Security Council, said the French Seventy-seven U.S. construction firm French airborne strike would pave the
them. vehicles are not tanks or armored per- employees and dependents were way for an evacuation, "the nature of
First-hand reports from the war zone sonnel carriers. He described them as evacuated by the firm Wednesday. Bujt the French intervention is quite dif-
were difficult ftobtain.Frhew gn light trucks and support vehicles, eight American missionaries and six ferent from ours. Our purpose is
correspondents have entered the area French government spokesman other Americans had remained trap- uniquely humanitarian."
only once, n Thursday, and then only Pierre Hunt said in Paris the ped, along with 2,000 Belgians, 400 Diplomatic sources here said the
briefly. paratroops' mission was to protect the French citizens and 100 other Belgians and French had disagreed
In Washington, the White House said foreign residents of Kolwezi and to "re- foreigners. over whether to attack Kolwezi, the
18 U.S. Air Force C-141 cargo planes establish security" there. French spokesman Pierre Hunt told Belgians urging -caution because of
were ferrying French and Belgian reporters the Paris government sent Zairean government reports that Gen.
ammunition and other military equip- A REBEL spokesman in Brussels, troops to Zaire at the request of Mobutu Nathaniel M'Bumba, who is believed to
ment into Zaire, the former Belgian Belgium, claimed the French would and after consulting "with other in- be the rebel commander, had
Congo colony. help Zaire's pro-West president, terested governments." These included threatened to begin killing whites at the
Mobutu Sese Seko, defeat the week-old the United States, Belgium and Britain. first sign of foreign intervention.
PRESS SECRETARY Jody Powell insurgency. Tindemans said that although the
said the American planes were not en- ----
tering the battle area, however.
"This was a French show," said a U S l im- u a ta n d r b l
first and they went in fast." (Continued from Page)
Powell stressed that the United Angola and are using Soviet weapons. I fought for separation of Shaba Province ference earlier this week. But Reston
States has no intention of involving won't go into how we found out." from the rest of Zaire. would not discuss what Castro told
American combat personnel in Zaire. Ramon Sanchez-Parodi, head of the Asked to specualte on what triggered Lane.
Cuban mission in Washington, denied the flare-up in Zaire, Reston said, "I
HE ALSO SAID he knows of no plans the charge. He said Cuban President won't draw that explicit and precise THE WHITE HOUSE said 18 Air For-
for American planes to fly Belgian or Fidel Castro's position is that there is conclusion." ce transport planes are being used to
French combat troops but conceded it no direct or indirect Cuban involvement Reston repeated the Carter ad- ship fuel, ammunition and trucks to
is possible that the French transport with Katangans who invaded Zaire. ministration's position that there is no within 130 miles of the area of fighting
personnel could become involved in RESTON STOPPED short of saying evidence of any Cuban soldiers actually near the town of Kolwezi in Zaire's
hostilities. that Cuban and Soviet involvement in- in Zaire. He said Castro summoned Shaba Province.
Associate Press Secretary Jerold stigated the Zairean invasion, which Lyle Lane, chief of the American
Schecter, a spokesman for the National appears to involve a group that has long diplomatic mission to Havana, to a con- The planes, flown by American

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crews, are being used in support of a
Belgian and French effortsto extricate
the approximately 2,500 Europeans and
14 Ameicans trapped in the area of the
eight school children were injured
yesterday when someone apparently
shot at their school bus as it returned
from an excursion to the Philadelphia
Zoo, a spokeswoman at Paoli Memorial
Hospital said.
The spokeswoman, Dorothy Ander-
son, said one girl, Krista Lang, 12, of
Downingtown, suffered gunshot wounds
of both legs and was undergoing
surgery. Her condition was listed as
Anderson said another child, 13, suf-
fered an eye abrasion caused by a
flying object and that another'
youngster had several small puncture
wounds, apparently caused by flying
objects but not gunshots.
The incident occurred on the
Schuylkill Expressway near the
Belmont exit, a few miles west of the
city, Anderson said.
The children were students at
Downingtown Junior High School and
the bus was en route to the school with
45 students on board when the incident
occurred about 1 p.m., she said.
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