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300 S. KOREANS ARRESTED IN ANTI-U.S. RALLY

The government deployed about 10,000 riot police Tuesday to block protests by radical students calling for the expulsion of U.S. troops from South Korea. Authorities said 300 people were arrested.

Thousands of riot troops in green combat fatigues blanketed the center of Seoul, standing guard along main streets and ringing the U.S. Embassy and key government buildings. Students who tried to attend the rally at city hall were seized and there were no reports of any incidents.Police headquarters said about 300 radicals were arrested but most would be released later.