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Two Young Jewish Girls Wounded in Attack on Argentine Synagogue

Two young Jewish girls were wounded by gunfire, and a Molotov cocktail was thrown into a synagogue at Florida, a suburb of Buenos Aires, when an anti-Semitic gang carried out another attack while religious services were being conducted in the house of worship Saturday evening.

According to eyewitnesses, three young men were in an automobile from which the incendiary “cocktail” was tossed into the synagogue which, however, was undamaged. Then the anti-Semites opened fire at a group of Jewish youngsters playing in front of the synagogue while their parents were at worship. Alicia Albert, 11, and Lucia Levy, 13, were wounded. The attackers sped away in their car.