Anti-jewish Excesses in Lithuanian Town
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Anti-jewish Excesses in Lithuanian Town

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The occurrence of serious anti-Jewish excesses in Lithuania was reported here today in despatches from Kovno.

The Lithuanian Fascist group, “The Iron Wolf,” attacked the Jewish population in the town Janischok, district of Shavel. Thirty Jews were injured in the riots.

The same group was responsible for the recent anti-Jewish excesses in Prin, near Kovno.

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