Foreign News: Pierlot Assassin!

The Belgian crisis reached a new climax. For three miles through Brussels' streets stretched an army of Belgian Resistance groups, demonstrating against their Government's order to surrender their arms. In front of the Chamber of Deputies and the office of Premier Hubert Pierlot police scuffled with the demonstrators. Sticks and stones thudded, grenades exploded, rifles cracked. Casualties (as reported by the Resistance forces): four demonstrators killed, 38 wounded.

For a week Belgium's Communists and other leftists had inflamed the Resistance forces to defy the Government. Now they had got what they wanted┬Śmartyrs and...

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