Khmer Rouge release UN observers

The six UN military observers freed by the Khmer Rouge yesterday tell a press conference in Phnom Penh of their capture on Tuesday: they were seized while on a river reconnaissance to check on fighting between the Khmer Rouge and government soldiers. The Khmer Rouge has accused them of spying. The three Britons among the observers are (third, fourth and fifth from left): Lt-Col Mark Walton, Capt Richard Williams and Lt Scott Verney RN.

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