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Israeli Jets Hit Suez Positions Again; Two Saboteurs Killed in Clashes

Israel Air Force jets attacked Egyptian military installations in the southern sector of the Suez Canal zone today for the sixth consecutive day. An Israeli military spokesman said all planes returned safely but Cairo claimed that an Israeli Mystere fighter-bomber was shot down. Two Arab saboteurs were killed and a third was captured today in an encounter with an Israeli patrol in the suburbs of Gaza. Two of the saboteurs threw grenades when they were challenged. Israeli return fire killed one and wounded the other who was taken prisoner. The third saboteur was killed when he fired on the patrol from ambush. A search yielded three submachine guns, ammunition and hand grenades. One Israeli soldier received a scratch from a grenade splinter. Several bazooka shells were fired at Israeli military positions near Maoz Chaim and Gesher in the Beisan Valley last night and this morning but caused no casualties. The fire was returned, a military spokesman reported.

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