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British, Egyptian Agents in Egypt Searching for Reported Palestine Extremists

All hotels and boarding houses in Cairo, Alexandria and Port Said are being closely watched by British and Egyptian agents following receipt by political police of information that alleged Palestine extremists have entered the country.

It is understood that after the execution of Dov Gruner, the underground threatened to retaliate against British officials in Egypt. Embassy sources yesterday disclosed that a British official formerly attached to the Palestine police force has been missing since April 4. Prominent British officials and British buildings are being guarded and Egyptian police have arrested a number of suspects in wide-spread searches.

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