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Egyptians Confiscate Mail Destined for Israel; Letters Came from U.s., Latin America

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The Israel Postmaster General announced today that 21 sacks of mail destined for Israel were confiscated by Egyptian authorities after a forced landing of an Israel-bound TWA plane in Egyptian-held territory on September 18. The announcement said the mail originated in New York, Boston, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, Rome and Buenos Aires.

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