Police Uncover Arms Cache in Jewish Dp Camp in Austria Where One Killed
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Police Uncover Arms Cache in Jewish Dp Camp in Austria Where One Killed

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Sixty pistols, several hand grenades and a number of ##mmy guns were discovered by police raiders in the Gandenwald DP Camp, in the Tyrol, it was anounced today.

The camp was the scene of a clash last week between two groups of Jewish DP’s, during which one refugee was killed and several others injured. The violence was reportedly a result of an effort on the part of some refugees to compel others to cross into Italy en route to Palestine.

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