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12 Gaza Youths Return to Gaza in Bus Bearing License Plate from Jordan

Twelve Gaza youths who fled to Jordan after the June, 1967 Arab-Israel war returned home today with the permission of Israeli authorities who approved applications by their parents to bring them home. They were part of a group of 88 Palestinian refugees who returned yesterday to their former homes on the West Bank. A total of 28 applications were approved for Gaza returnees, but only a dozen showed up. The names of those who applied for return were broadcast by Amman radio yesterday. The youths arrived in Gaza in a bus bearing official Jordanian license plates which was permitted to enter and cross Israeli territory. The young men said they returned because they could find no work in Jordan.