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Special Security Precautions in Effect at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

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Special precautionary measures were introduced at the United States Embassy here this morning when the doors were opened to the public seeking admission to the embassy offices and the information library. The measures followed discovery last Friday of a bomb which had been planted in the library checkroom.

Effective this morning, visitors to the embassy and library will have to check their parcels and portfolios at the entrance to the building and will have to identify themselves. The parcels will not be inspected. Those checking property will receive a special receipt which they will have to surrender we they retrieve their property after their visit to the building.

Special Department police officers continued today their attempts to trace the black plastic handbag in which the five sticks of gelignite and a time-clock detonator were found Friday. The bag is believed to be of Jordanian origin.

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