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Jewish Country Club Golfers Fired at from Woods Near Washington

Police are investigating a mysterious fusillade of gunfire, lasting 15 minutes, which raked the golf course at the Woodmont Jewish Country Club in nearby Rockville, Md., and caused golfers to hide in a sand trap to save their lives.

A Washington physician, his wife, son and their caddy were pinned for a harrowing 15 minutes while bullets whistled over their heads. The firing came from a nearby woods. Police said the fire apparently was aimed over the heads of the Jewish golfers to frighten or harass them rather than actually cause their death. A Montgomery county police spokesman said that an investigation has so far failed to disclose the identity of the mysterious riflemen.