Jerusalem (Sep. 18)
British troops this morning demolished three ##tin huts in which Irgun arms caches were discovered two weeks ago. They accomplised the demolition to the strains of popular music pouring forth from a portable radio which they brought along.
Other troops conducting searches today came across another arms cache. Some 250 persons were screened as a result and seven were detained for further questioning.
The Haganah revealed that yesterday 12 of its members had freed another Haganah member who was kidnapped by the Irgun and imprisoned in a house in the San Hedria quarter of Jerusalem. The resistance unit, unarmed, pushed its way past a young man and a woman who were in the house and then removed a secret panel which led to a small 13 foot square cage in which the prisoner was kept. The youth and the girl were permitted to leave unharmed, but the police were leter informed of the existence of the “prison.”