6 Arabs Killed, 24 Wounded in New Palestine Disorders
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6 Arabs Killed, 24 Wounded in New Palestine Disorders

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Expectations of an early peace in the strife-torn Holy Land were dimmed today when Arab disorders flared anew in various parts of the country, resulting in the death of six Arabs and the wounding of 24 others.

An official communique said an Arab band suffered twelve casualties in an encounter with British troops east of Nablus and Jenin. Planes helped rout the rebels, who had attacked a military patrol.

Two Arabs were found dead and ten wounded this morning in the vicinity of Beit Vegan. Two others were found dead on the road to Petach Tichvah.

British soldiers killed two Arabs who had fired on them in the Jabalieh quarter of Jaffa.

Two Arabs were seriously wounded by a Jew near the Tel Aviv railway station. Police were investigating tonight. A bomb damaged a water tower at Beit Vegan.


British troops today arrested thirty Arab youths, members of prominent families, after a search of the Jaffa Football club disclosed a cache of bombs and infernal machines, which explode when tampered with.

Similar explosives carefully packaged and addressed to Jewish residents were discovered by the Criminal Investigation Department in the Tel Aviv railway station before delivery.

Following the revelations, police broadcast warnings against opening packages received from unknown sources.

Arabs during the night destroyed about fifteen acres of trees on a grove near Beit Dagen, owned by Mrs. Solomon Lamport of New York, the widow of the noted Zionist and philanthropist, it was reported today.

Several thousand trees owned by Cantor Kvarten, formerly of New York, were destroyed near Tiberias by a party of vandals, which numbered about 100 judging from the tracks.

A Jewish watchman was stabbed by an Arab shepherd in a dispute over grazing rights at Kfar Hassidim. He was reported in a serious condition.

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