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The World : Albanians Stone Officers

About 1,000 ethnic Albanians stoned police in Yugoslavia’s tense Kosovo province after a soccer match, Tanjug news agency reported. It said the crowd surged down the main street in the provincial capital, Pristina, 135 miles south of Belgrade, in the fourth day of protests against moves to limit the region’s autonomy. The rioters dispersed and darted down side streets as paramilitary reinforcements raced to the scene. Police earlier dispersed small groups of ethnic Albanian demonstrators in the Kosovo town of Urosevac, scene of the most violent disturbances since the regional assembly approved rules giving the republic of Serbia greater control over the province.


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