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DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS OF Congress gather outside the White House yesterday after meeting with President Carter.
Representatives from left are: Bill Alexander of Arkansas, Vic Fazio of California, Dan Glickman of Kansas, Mary Rose
Oakar of Ohio, and Charles Wilson of Texas.
Afghan army revolts cost
Soviets hunres of lives

ly-Saturday, August 2, 1980-Page 9
Carter
blasts
open
convention
movement
t ' ionued from Page 1)
THE CARTER FORCES want the
convention to adopt a rule binding
delegates to vote for the candidate they
were elected to support. Backers of
Sen. Edward Kennedy want the
delegates released, but Carter said that
would disenfranchise the 19 million
Democrats who voted in the primaries.
The president's remarks came as
Carter and Kennedy's forces met for
three and one-half hours to discuss the
schedule for a rules challenge on,
delegate voting at the Aug. 11-14
Democratic National Convention in
New York City.,
Efforts to relax the rule represent an
11th-hour attempt by Kennedy suppor-
ters and other dissident Democrats to
wrest the Democratic Party's presiden-
tial nomination from Carter.
BUT, SAID the president, 'no matter
what rule is chosen, Fritz Mondale and
I will be the nominees at the conven-
tion. That is not the point. The point is
honesty, truth, principle." .
He aid the convention will be "open"
because every delegate will be able to
debate and vote on the rules.
In another development, Carter
campaign committee chairman Robert
Strauss issued a statement saying he
was displeased with the Thursday
meeting between Kennedy and in-
dependent presidential candidate John
Anderson.
"I WAS disappointed and saddened at
the announcements following the
meeting yesterday between John An-
derson and Senator Kennedy," Strauss
said.
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NEW DELHI, India (AP) - Afghan--
army mutinies and threatened revolts
in several parts of the rugged country
have plunged Soviet forces into in-
creased combat and rising casualties,
reports from Kabul said yesterday.
The Russians are getting into a
situtaion of "army against army" in-
stead of "army against guerrillas," a
Western diplomatic source here said.
THE REPORTED Soviet air offen-
sive against rebellious units of
Afghanistan's 14th Armored Division
went into its second week with heavy
Soviet bombardments and air strikes
Pa. su fers
camp abus
HONESDALE, Pa. (UPI)-The
serene, rural vacationland of Northeast
Pennsylvania was rocked yesterday
with its second scandal of the week in-
volving alleged sexual abuse of
children at summer camps.
Authorities conducted what they
termed a "very, very active" in-
vestigtion into reports that several
young New Jersey boys at a camp for
children with sickle cell anemia were
forced to perform "involuntary deviate
sexual acts."
THE DISCLOSUE followed an
unrelated probe at Camp William Penn,
a Philadelphia-owned camp ordered
closed Wednesday because of
allegations sexual misconduct occurred
there and campers were beaten by
counselors.
Wayne County Assistant District At-
torney Stephen Bresset said the more
recent alleged abuses concerned two or
three boys between 10 and 12 years old
and investigators were seeking a 20-
year-old senior male counselor,. whom

continuing against Ghazni, 75 miles
southwest of Kabul, and surrounding
towns, reports from Kabul said.
The Soviets, estimated to number
between 85,000 and 110,000 now, were
moved into Afghanistan last December
to support the Kabul government's
fight against Moslem rebels but they,
too, have run into fierce resistance.
The Ghazni revolt and attempted
rebellions of other Afghan army units
last week stemmed from President
Babrak Karmal's attempt to purge
rival Khalq faction members from his
ruling Marxist party and government.
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A police source said the counselor
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to fight and then made one perform oral
sex with another.

A heavy majority of Afghan army
political officers are Khalqis and were
reported balking at attempts to put
members of the ruling Parchamite fac-
tion in command.
REPORTS BROUGHT to India by
travelers and other sources also told of
daily slayings involving the warring
party factions and the Afghan Moslem
insurgents.
Twelve party members were gunned
down in broad daylight in Kabul by in-
surgent snipers within two hours Thur-
sday afternoon, a knowledgeable
Afghan traveler reported on his arrival
yesterday in India. Two of the killings
were in the central Share Naw district
of embassies, government buildings,
hotels and tourist stores, he said.
Earlier in the week, he said, two im-
portant but unidentified Russians were
shot dead in Kabul - an adviser to the
Afghan government killed outside his
home Sunday and a physician working
for the United Nations, shot inthe street
Monday.
Tuesday night, Moslem insurgents
killed 14 persons and injured 30 in a hit-
and-run raid on a party meeting in
Kabul's Bala Hisar section, said a Kabul
source.

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