UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (Oct. 17)
United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold today informed the Israel delegation at the UN that the Egyptian authorities have permitted members of the United Nations Emergency Force to visit the six fishermen detained by Egypt since September 25 when coast guard units seized the fishing trawler Doron.
Mr. Hammarskjold told Mordecai Kidron, Deputy chairman of the Israel delegation that the UNEF members who visited the arrested crew members found them in good health and well treated. Israel is seeking the release of the ship and of the crew which is composed of five Israelis and one Italian.
(From Jerusalem it was reported today that Davit Detraz, International Red Cross Middle East representative who is currently in Israel, will fly to Cairo early next week in connection with the Egyptian seizure and detention of the 70-ton Israel fishing crawler, the Doron, and its six-man crew, it was disclosed today. Mr. Detraz visited the fishing village of Tantura to day to meet relatives of the detained fishermen in preparation for the trip to Cairo.)