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Arab Forces Continue Shelling Jewish Areas in Jerusalem; Truce Official Goes to Paris

“Arab forces last night continued to shell some Jewish areas in Jerusalem and heavy machinegun fire was also directed against our positions in various sectors,” an Israeli communique reported today, Enemy activity was concentrated chiefly in the city’s southern sectors, the communique stated, adding that “fire was returned by our forces.”

The U.N. consular truce commission announced that one of its members, Belgian consul-general, Jean Nieuwenhuys, left for Paris today at the request of Belgian Foreign Minister Henry Speak, to advise the United Nations on the Palestine question.

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