Salvadoran rebels claim control of province town

A guerrilla radio broadcast claimed that rebels had established a "revolutionary" government in a northeastern town under a lebel offensive spreading over the picture.

Newspaper reports said the armed forces were on a "general state of alert" and troops were being rushed to Morazan to counter what the military described as the rebels' biggest push since a January offensive in which 2,000 were killed.

Meanwhile, an American human rights group, Freedom House, charged that Soviet-bloc nations were arming leftist gerrillas here and issued a stated supporting US military and economic aid to the embattled nation's junta.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...