Eighteen Jews Killed when Wall Collapses
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Eighteen Jews Killed when Wall Collapses

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Eighteen Jews were killed yesterday when a wall in the poorest Jewish quarter collapsed.

The catastrophe occurred in Krochmalngasse. Among the victims is a family named Gergel, including David Gergel, aged sixty-five, his two sons aged thirty-five and twenty and the wife and children of one of the sons.

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