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Move to Check Illegal Entry in Palestine

patrols and Jews clashed. One Arab was wounded in the encounter. Mounting Jewish resentment over the volunteer Arab patrols led to proposals for the organization of Jewish counter-patrols and serious clashes were feared.

Near East and India, influential British magazine, warned the Palestine administration that the policy of permitting Arabs to patrol frontiers was dangerous and urged the government to organize its own force for preventing the entry of illegal immigrants.