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London Press Reports Israeli ‘underground’ Active in Combatting Arab Terrorists

British newspaper reports of an alleged Jewish “undercover” organization planning retaliatory action against agents of Arab guerrilla groups believed responsible for a rash of fire-bombings of Jewish-owned premises in London in recent weeks are a “pure invention” of Fleet Street, according to well-informed sources here.

The stories cropped up following a bomb explosion Monday in the Regent Street passenger office of the Israel Government-owned Zim Lines. Last month fire bombs exploded harmlessly in two major London department stores that are Jewish-owned—Selfridges and Marks & Spencer—and in several West End shops.

The sources said that rumors of Jewish counter-terrorism are without basis although local Jewish citizens have voluntarily guarded synagogues and Jewish institutions which have been threatened in the past by home-grown Fascist organizations.

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