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Curfew Extended; Special Permits Needed for Road Travel

Curfew was clamped tonight on Nablus, Arab city were serious disorders occurred in 1929, and moved up to start at six-thirty P.M. in Jerusalem, where it has been in effect since last Saturday.

A Government communique announced prohibition of all traffic in central and southern Palestine without special permit. The prohibition, which practically places half the country under martial law, includes municipal areas with the exception of Tel Aviv.

Travel permits, valid for one day only, will continue to be issued until May 25 “for law-abiding citizens,” according to the communique.

Military forces will be stationed along the various roads to examine the permits.

The communique adds that demonstrations at Jaffa, Gaza and Jenin were easily dispersed.

It reports no one was injured when police barracks at Jaffa were bombed. Windows of the barracks were smashed by the explosion.

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