Egyptain Troops Fire on Arab Refugees in Gaza Area Who Seek to Reach Israel
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Egyptain Troops Fire on Arab Refugees in Gaza Area Who Seek to Reach Israel

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Egyptian troops in the Gaza area opened fire on demonstruting Arab rofugees, the Saudi Arabian radio reported today. The broadcast, which was monitored here, also said that many of the refugees are attempting to flee to Trans jordan or Israel territory.

Summer camps for Arab children in Israel will be opened soon for the first time, it was announced today. An estimated 20,000 Arab youngsters living in the Jewish state will be sent to 100 summer camps supervised by the Ministry of Social Welfare.

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