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Two Jewish Boys Wounded in Jerusalem when British Soldier Opens Fire on Passers-by

Two Jewish boys, David Mizrachi, 14, and Abraham Mizrachi, 16, were shot and wounded here last night when one of a group of British soldiers alighted from a military truck and deliberately opened fire on persons walking along the street, The shooting occurred near the Menora Ex-Servicemen’ Club in the center of the city.

The official version of the incident asserts that both boys were wounded when “a soldier accidentally discharged his submachine gun.” The youths were taken to a government hospital for treatment.