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Israeli Officer, Escorting U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, Shot Dead by Arab Sniper

Zeev Eerzog, 36-year-old Israeli Army liaison officer, was shot dead today by an Arab sniper while escorting U.S. consul-general John J. MacDonald through the Jewish lines in the northern Jerusalem area, Herzog was shot while he got out of the U.S. consul’s official car in the “no-man’s land” between the Jewish and Arab lines.