The World: Slaughter at the Summer Palace

In the attempted coup against the King of Morocco, the scene at his summer palace was one of sheer chaos. Only last week did a clear picture emerge as guests at the King's birthday party told their stories. Herewith an account pieced together by TIME Correspondent Wilton Wynn:

IT was the sort of day that has made Morocco a magnet for Western tourists. A hot sun blazed over Skhirat, where King Hassan II's rambling white summer palace is set amid oaks, poplars and eucalypti beside the Atlantic, and cooling breezes wafted in from the ocean. By Moslem custom, no women guests were...

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