JERUSALEM (Aug. 9)
three young Jewish ghaffirs (supernumeraries) were killed today and two were dangerously wounded when a railway tender in which they were riding struck a terrorist planted land mine near Ekron, in southern Palestine. The victims were Corporal Gershon Marmelstein, Moshe Woulger and Zeev Rothstein, all 24 years old. The wounded are Isaac Feldman, 23, and Chanon Brot, 24.
Earlier, a British police sergeant was killed and two other Britons were wounded when a time bomb exported on a police launch off the colony of Nathania.
Hebrew newspapers reported that the Palestine Government had decoded to withdraw 75 per cent of the arms permits held by Jews, particularly in southern Palestine.
All hospitals, clinics and doctors offices in Tel Aviv were searched by police seeking a second Jew reported to have been wounded Aug. 6 when a bomb exploded in a Tel Aviv flat fatally wounding a 25 year old Jew, Arieh Izhaki.
More than 50 of the Jews arrested in recent round-ups in Petach Tikvah, Rehoboth and Rishon-le-Zion in connection with anti-Arab terrorism have been released, while others have been interned in a concentration camp. Owing to the improvement in security conditions, the 27 Arab omnibus services which were suspended in November have been permitted to resume modified traffic.