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Snowstorm Buries Jewish Houses; Victims Survive

The narrow escape of a number of Jewish families whose houses were buried in a severe snowstorm while the occupants slept, is reported in the Polish daily “Express Lubelski.”

A heavy snowstorm which swept the town of Lukow buried a number of wooden houses on the outskirts of the town where a number of poor Jewish families dwelt. In the morning a Jewish milkman passing the district, noticed the snowed-in houses and aroused the neighboring Jewish residents.

Hundreds of persons worked all morning with shovels to dig a passage to the covered houses. When the doors were finally forced open, the occupants were found suffering from weakness, as a result of being shut up without air. There were no casualties.