RABAT, French Morocco (Aug. 3)
An Arab mob today staged an anti-Jewish pogrom which developed from a demonstration against the French in the town of Petit Jean. At least four Jewish shopkeepers were killed, and other Jews were injured.
The mob, numbering between 700 and 800 Arabs, stormed the streets of Petit Jean attacking Jews and Jewish property, wounding the police commissioner, and burning the police station, The four Jews were killed while attempting to defend their shops.
Police employed machine guns to repel the attackers. Four rioters were killed, and 13 wounded. The riot ended when police reinforcements were rushed to the scene from Port Lyautey and elsewhere. Violence also erupted 40 miles from Petit Jean, in Fez.