TEL AVIV (May. 20)
Haganah headquarters reported today that 61 Jews, including many American citizens, were forcibly disembarked today at Beirut by Lebanese officials waving drawn pistols. The Jews, described by the Lebanese Government radio as of military age, were traveling aboard the American vessel, Marine Carp, en rote to Haifa.
The Beirut Radio, commenting on the seizure of “Zionists of military age,” reported that the Jews had been placed under custody in a concentration camp.