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Beersheba-jaffa Territory Has Oil, Experts Declare

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The area from Beersheba to Jaffa contains a wealth of petroleum, according to the opinion of experts made known today following the finding of oil in the village Sakia near Jaffa. The discovery was made when a well 150 meters deep was dug in an orange grove belonging to an Arab, Michael Beiruei.

Much importance is ascribed to these expert opinions at is may determine the future course of Palestine economic development.