ITALY: Terrorist Roundup

Getting closer to Moro 's murderers

For six weeks the third-floor apartment at Via Pallanza 6, in an outlying working-class district of Milan, had been staked out by police of Italy's special antiterrorist squad. Visitors to the apartment were photographed as they entered the building and tailed as they left. Finally, the authorities were ready to strike. In a coordinated two-day sweep directed by Carlo Alberto Delia Chiesa, 58, a much-decorated carabinieri general, police arrested nine key members of the terrorist Red Brigades organization, broke into four of their hideouts and confiscated...

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