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Anti-jewish Excesses Are Reported in Philippopulis, Bulgarian City

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Anti-Jewish excesses in Philippopolis in Southern Bulgaria are reported by the Paris daily, “Le Journal.”

Members of the Association for the Defense of the Fatherland, the paper says, attacked the Jewish quarter. They plundered Jewish houses and stores and beat and seriously injured a number of Jews. A Jewish girl was violated.

Panic reigns among the Jewish population, the paper says. The police did not protect the Jews. The paper gives the following names of those injured: Samuel Pope, Eliezar Shevach, Israel and Baruch Levy, Nissim Alpaso and Moses Tschitschik.

Philippopolis is a large industrial center in Southern Bulgaria. It has a large Jewish population.