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LAST MINUTE NEWS PALESTINE DIRECTOR OF JTA INJURED IN EXPLOSION NEAR OFFICE; SEVERAL CASUALTIES

A truck loaded with explosives tonight blew up alongside the building in which the Jerusalem office of the Jeiwsh Telegraphic Agency is located. Several casualties were reported.  M.A. Tenenblatt, Palestine director of the JTA, was injured slightly.

The building, which is owned by Salman White, an American citizen, was set afire and the damage is expected to be heavy.  The Palestine Post, only English language newspaper in the country, is also located inside the building.

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