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71 CONVICTED IN DEATHS OF 7 KOREAN POLICE

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A judge Tuesday convicted 71 radical students in connection with the burning death of seven policemen, and relatives of the dead troopers and of the defendants scuffled in the courtroom.

About 2,000 riot police officers were deployed around the District Criminal Court in southern Pusan as the convictions and sentences were read to the students, all from Pusan's Donghui University, where the troopers were killed.Angry relatives of the dead policemen protested when students were not sentenced to death.