Additional 750 Jewish Deportees from Cyprus Returned to Palestine; to Be Freed in Feb.
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Additional 750 Jewish Deportees from Cyprus Returned to Palestine; to Be Freed in Feb.

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Seven-hundred and fifty Jewish deportees from Cyprus arrived here today aboard the Ocean Vigor. They were immediately taken to the Athlit clearance camp where they will be held until Feb. 15, when they will be released under the regular monthly quota.

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