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Most Bessarabian Jews Deported to Labor Camps on River Bug

All but a “few thousand” of the Jews of Bessarabia have now been deported from the province to labor camps on the River Bug, according to Voiculescu, governor of Bessarabia, it is reported in a dispatch from a Bucharest correspondent to the Berliner Borsen Zeitung, which reached here today.

The Rumanian official in the interview he gave the German correspondent alleged that the “Jews were the only ones who had any rights in Bessarabia during the Russian occupation.” Now, he said, all but a few thousand of than have been transported to the Bug River area where “they are being put to work repairing roads and making good the damage done by the Russians in their retreat.”