Haifa, Palestine (Oct. 27)
Great tension is felt here among the Jewish inhabitants of this city following the return here of a large number of Arabs on the evening train from Jaffa where they had taken part in today’s demonstration. A large, unruly crowd, met the train. Reports of the deaths and injuries suffered by the Moslem rioters at the hands of the police in Jaffa, stirred the crowd to a rage.
The crowd reassembled at the mosque and, armed with clubs, clashed with the police. Two rounds of ammunition were fired into the air by the police who dispersed the rioters without causing any casualties.
Grave anxiety prevails throughout the Jewish quarters of the city as fear that anti-Jewish attacks would commence, spread. Many Jewish families are leaving the mixed quarters of the city.