Rome (May. 5)
Two Jews ware killed and five wounded in a May day clash between Jewish refugees and Ukrainian and Lithuanian DP’s at the Reggio Emilia camp near Milan, it was reported today.
All Jewish refugees in Milan are reported to have gone on a hunger strike in sympathy with the Jews in the camp. The funeral of one of the dead Jews is scheduled to be held in Milan tomorrow.
The report said that the two dead, both of whom were former partizans, ware killed when the Ukrainians and Lithuanians attacked a May day demonstration organized by a group of Jews, who paraded through the camp bearing a picture of Premier Stalin.
UNRRA spokesmen here have voiced the opinion that it is impractical to place Jewish refugees in the same camp with persons who formerly collaborated with the Nazis.
(A Reuter dispatch from Rome today said that there was another disturbance yesterday when the authorities were loading Jewish refugees from the Reggio camp into trucks for transfer to another center. Police are said to have opened fire killing an Italian woman walking along the street.)