The United Nations denounced Bosnian Serbs yesterday for an artillery barrage that killed dozens of civilians in Srebrenica. Serb militiamen later interfered with an aid convoy to the besieged Muslim town. As in past missions, the UN convoy planned to drop off food and medicine in the eastern enclave and then carry hundreds of refugees to safety. Ten trucks trying to reach the town were delayed by shelling, and Serbs permitted only five to proceed, UN officials said. Vietnam slams report

Hanoi yesterday dismissed as a "concoction of insults" United States media reports suggesting Vietnam massacred hundreds of American prisoners during the Vietnam War and again branded the document that sparked the reports a fake. But the government indicated it was ready to discuss the document with White House envoy Gen. John Vessey next week. The document is allegedly a North Vietnamese report suggesting Hanoi lied in 1972 about how many US prisoners it held. Snowstorm in Mongolia

The worst snowstorms to hit Mongolia in 30 years have killed at least 13 people in three provinces, the official Chinese news agency reported yesteday. The death toll could be higher but communication has yet to be restored to much of the disaster area. The UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs in Geneva said the snowstorms began in mid-March. Call for nuclear aid

Urgent action must be taken to help Russia deal with its graveyards of nuclear waste, decrepit reactors, and junkpiles of atomic arms, the leading industrial democracies agreed yesterday. Concrete projects for nuclear safety improvement are needed without delay, the Group of Seven nations said in a communique at the close of a two-day conference on Russian aid in Tokyo. "There's a growing realization that there are a lot more potential Chernobyls," said Francis Cornish, a spokesman for the British delega tion. On April 6, a tank of radioactive waste exploded at a secret Siberian weapons complex. A wide but largely unpopulated area was contaminated. Guardsmen to prison

For the first time since a prison uprising began four days earlier, food and water were sent in to the facility in Lucasville, Ohio, Wednesday. Overnight, hundreds of national guardsmen took up positions near the maximum-security Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, where about 450 prisoners were barricaded in a cellblock following a riot that left seven inmates dead. The inmates, who are reportedly demanding the warden's firing and the hiring of more black guards, hold eight jailers hostage. Fugitive surrenders

After two decades of hiding in Cuba and the United States, a former teenage radical turned middle-aged computer technician gave himself up in Washington to face murder and hijacking charges. William White Graham, the missing link in 1972 crime spree that left a police officer and two others dead, surrendered quietly Wednesday. Mr. Graham may have been flushed out by pressure put on his friends and family, who were being investigated for possibly aiding a fugitive, and by recent publicity on the TV show " America's Most Wanted," which produced tips on his location, investigators said. Baez completes tour

American folk singer Joan Baez, who was prominent in antiwar demonstrations during the 1960s, wrapped up a six-day visit to Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, yesterday. She is the first major performing artist to come to the Bosnian capital in more than a year of civil war. Wallace Stegner, writer

Wallace Stegner, whose literary career spanned more than 50 years, died Tuesday in Santa Fe, N.M. Mr. Stegner turned his own vision of the American West, a land of grandeur and human nobility, into a series of stories, novels, and nonfiction books that inspired legions of readers. He won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for "Angle of Repose," a novel.

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