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Jewish Sports Club in Buenos Aires Blasted by Dawn Bombing; Extensive Damage Caused

A large bomb exploded in the hall of the Bar Kochba Sports Club here yesterday, causing extensive damage. Police are investigating the blast, which was the work of several unidentified men who escaped in a waiting car.

The bomb was either planted or thrown into the building’s corridor at dawn. The explosion caused no casualties, except for the wife of the building’s porter, who is suffering from shock. A few hours before the blast the club had been filled with persons attending a dance.

(The attack on the sports club is the latest in a series of assaults on Jewish-owned buildings and homes, which have occurred in the last six months. The police have been either unwilling or unable to apprehend the groups responsible.)