Clashes between dissenting students and government armed forces have forced the closure of four South Korean universities.
LV Students rioting at the gate to the Seoul national University.
SV Students on roof throwing missiles in tear-gas cloud and leaping to ground. (2 shots)
SV Students receive first aid on eyes from girl students. (2 shots)
SV Girl students marching on campus.
SV Students throwing stones through tear-gas cloud.
SV PAN FROM Missiles on road to students seated and chanting. (2 shots)
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Background: Clashes between dissenting students and government armed forces have forced the closure of four South Korean universities.
Riots on the campus of Seoul's largest -- and most prestigious -- university, the Seoul National University, have added another to the list of temporarily closed campuses.
President Park Chung Hee officially shut down the University on Tuesday (8 April) after a day of violence on the campus.
While 300 troops, helmeted and carrying M-16 rifles took up positions, 300 students gathered at the main gate and sang South Korea's national anthem. They demanded the restoration of a fully democratic political order in South Korea.
Violent incidents involving tear-gas attacks and stone-hurling followed.
Forty of the protesting youths were arrested when plain-clothesmen moved in. The rest fled.