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More Than 100,000 Rumanian Jews Held in Transnistria Camps, Bucharest Reports

More than 100,000 Rumanian Jews have already been “transferred” by the Rumanian authorities to the Transnistria district in the occupied Ukraine, it was reported here today from Bucharest.

The Jews deported to Transnistria are not permitted to move from one camp to another under penalty of death. Large numbers of them are reported dying of starvation, of hard labor to which they are driven, and of the complete absence of medicaments which the Rumanian authorities refuse to supply. (Earlier reports this month from Istanbul stated that more than 30,000 Rumanian Jews died in Transnistria from typhus during the winter.)