Arab Gun-runners Gain from Palestine Disorders
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Arab Gun-runners Gain from Palestine Disorders

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Transjordanian gun-runners are estimated to have made a profit of more than $50,000 during the six months of the recent Palestine disorders, says the Hebrew daily, Haboker.

While the cessation of the Arab general strike brought a temporary lull in this profitable business, gun-running has picked up and is going along briskly now, the paper reports.

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