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Hold 16 Arabs Suspected of Grenade Blasts, 2 Jewish Youths Detained for Vandalism

Sixteen Jerusalem Arabs suspected of involvement in the grenade blasts in downtown Jerusalem Sunday night were remanded in custody today for a week. Two Jewish youths are also being held for smashing the windows of an Arab-owned taxi during the riots that followed the grenade explosions.

A Baghdad radio report said today that El Fatah, the Jordan-based Arab terrorist organization. has claimed credit for the grenade attack which was the first of many attempted acts of terror to cause civilian casualties in Jerusalem. Four of the 10 injured persons were still hospitalized today but were reported by doctors to be making satisfactory progress. One of them is Mrs. Yael Mizrachi, who is in the fifth month of pregnancy.