MOROCCO: Mad Moor

MOROCCO MAD MOOR

Hour after hour, French army planes circled Morocco's barren Atlas Mountains. Turbaned goumiers, the fierce Moroccan troops, scrambled through narrow ravines and over rocky ridges. Gendarmes followed police dogs straining for a scent over the mountain passes. In all, some 12,000 hunters were combing the hills for a rifle-toting tribesman who in one week had murdered seven people, wounded two others.

The Picnickers. The fugitive, dubbed by French newsmen "the Mad Moor," had begun his killing spree on Whitsunday (May 13), when André Souvignon, a young French official, picnic-bound in the family Renault, met him on a twisting mountain...

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