SITUATION REPORTS - SOUTH KOREA

Created: 5/27/1980

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SOUTH KOREA -

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Government troop* entered th* city in strengthdawn and quickly regained control of the provincial ,government building, initial reports indicate that casualties weresoldiers andioters were arrested. Tbe city -appears to be returning to normal, although thereprens reports of continued sporadic firing as troopn make house-to-house searches.

in Seoul areonciliatory public line toward Kwangju. Th* martial law commander has ordered the Army to showovernment spokesman has expressed deep regret over the affair, andChoc Kyu-ha has directed the Primei; to formfor the, relief and rehabilitation^:

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chiM criticised the US yesterday forSeoul "to suppress" th* South Korean people. which appearedeople',the first Chinese attempt to link the OS withcrisis in South Korea. The commentary hciwevor, that Washington had urged Seoul^to seek asolution to the Kwangju

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