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Fire of Mysterious Origin Damages Famed Synagogue in Budapest

A fire that might have been caused by Arab terrorist arsonists damaged a famous synagogue in downtown Budapest, today, according to reports received here today. The largest synagogue in the Hungarian capital, known as the Dphany-Ucca Synagogue, was a famous landmark with its Moorish-style towers. The Budapest police reported that some “religious scrips” (apparently Torah scrolls) were destroyed in the fire but gave no other indication of the extent of damage.

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