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400 North African Jews Arrested While Attempting to Board Vessel at Port Near Algiers

More than 400 Jews from Morocco, Tunis and Algiers were arrested today by local authorities while trying to board a cargo vessel at Glyotville, near Algiers.

The arrested Jews are suspected of being “visaless” immigrants bound for Palestine. They were all taken to Algiers where they are now under detention. The vessel was not indentified, but was believed to be of Italian registry.