Israeli Jets Strike Egyptian Targets Twice, Assault Positions in Jordan

Israel reported that its Air Force struck twice today at targets in Egypt and once at targets in Jordan but denied an Egyptian claim, the second in five days, of a major commando assault against Israeli positions on the Sinai peninsula. An Israeli military spokesman said targets of the first attack were Egyptian installations on the western shores of the Gulf of Suez. The second attack was on Egyptian positions in the Suez Canal zone. The spokesman said Israeli jets also struck at Jordanian positions opposite Ashdod Yaacov settlement which came under fire from Jordanian territory last night. All Israeli planes returned safely from their missions, he said.

Arab guerrillas staged a series of hit and run sabotage raids inside Israel last night. Their targets were the Eilat-Haifa oil pipeline which was damaged near Hedera, south of Haifa; a railway line between Zichron Yaacov and Binyamina; and water installations at Beth Shlomo and Kfar Hassidim.

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