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Israeli Fighter Planes Intercept Four Egyptian Mig’s Near Beersheba

A patrol of Israeli jet fighters today intercepted four Egyptian MIGs over Israel territory only 20 miles from Beersheba and promptly engaged them.

Two of the Egyptian planes turned tail and fled as soon as they spied the Israeli Mysteres, an Israel Army spokesman revealed tonight. The other two made a fight for it but soon gave up and streaked for the border.

Four weeks ago Israeli fighters on patrol over the Negev sighted a flight of Egyptian MIGs and shot one down.