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Extremists Announce All-out War on British in Retaliation for Killings

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The American Friends of the Fighters for the Freedom of Israel announced today, on the basis of a cable received from the Sternist headquarters in Palestine, that an all-out war against the British forces will be launched in retaliation for the killing of five Sternists yesterday.

An FFI spokesman told a press conference here that the truce which has continued since Sept. 29 was considered broken as a result of the killings and the sentencing of two Sternists to 20-year terms earlier yesterday. The spokesman also charged that the Sternists were in possession of evidence that the Jewish Agency planned to permit the British to maintain bases in Palestine if partition is effected. He added that the documents would be made public as soon as they arrived in this country.

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