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Soviet Bars 600 Rumanian Jewish Refugees

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Six hundred Rumanian Jews who had rented a barge to carry them down the Danube to Reni, Soviet-occupied Bessarabia, were refused admission by the Soviet authorities and forced to return to Galati, it was reported here today.

No explanation for the Soviet action was given. Hitherto the Soviet authorities had been allowing Jewish refugees to enter freely, even when the documents certifying Bessarabian birth which they carried had been forged.

Meanwhile, it was reported that Iron Guard terrorism against Jews was continuing. A number of cases were reported of Jews being thrown to their death from windows.

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