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Israel Seeks U.N. Check on Egyptian Troops; Wants Action on Jordan

Israel today urged the United Nations to check the massing of troops by Egypt on the Israel frontier. It also requested an urgent meeting of the Israel-Jordan Mixed Armistice Commission in connection with the attack yesterday by Jordanian infiltrators on Nahum, an Israel settlement in the Jerusalem corridor, five miles inside Israel territory. One settler was killed by the infiltrators one of whom was later killed by an Israeli patrol.

Three armed Jordanian infiltrators were captured today in the Lachish area, south-west of Jerusalem, after a fierce exchange of fire between the invaders and an Israeli army patrol. A second group of Arabs attempted to cross the border to rescue the cut off group, but the Israelis repulsed the second attack. Some casualties were reported.