Interpol Reports Egypt Kidnaped German Rocket Expert in Munich

Interpol, the International Police Organization, today reported that it established that the Egyptian intelligence service is responsible for the kidnaping here of Dr. Hainz Krug, the West German rocket expert, ho has been missing for about a week.

An Interpol spokesman said that Dr. Krug had recently entered an agreement to work for a joint Israeli-Italian rocket enterprise. Earlier he helped to develop the rockets in Egypt which were fired several weeks ago near Cairo under the personal supervision of President Nasser of Egypt.

Dr. Krug had been the manager of the West German Institute for Jet Propulsion Physics, at Stuttgart. Professor Eugen Saenger, head of that Institute, was the scientist who had headed the project for the development of the rockets fired by Egypt. A second German, Wolfgang Pilz, formerly associated with Dr. Krug and Prof. Saenger, is also reported missing. However, Munich police, who have been searching for Dr. Krug, have said that they have no official request to locate Pilz.

Dr. Krug was last seen here in the company of a man speaking English, known only as a Mr. Salem. He had also, reportedly, been in contact with the missing Pilz. Dr. Krug’s wife here has confirmed that her husband has been kidnaped.

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