Israeli Soldier Killed, One Wounded by Terrorists; Two Guerrillas Killed by Israeli Patrol
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Israeli Soldier Killed, One Wounded by Terrorists; Two Guerrillas Killed by Israeli Patrol

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An Israeli soldier–Cpl. Yossef Mansur. 20. of Rishon L’Tzion–was killed yesterday by terrorist fire near Ein Zivan in the Golan Heights. Another Israeli soldier was injured in the incident. Two Arab guerrillas were killed in a clash with an Israeli patrol Friday night south of the Damiyah Bridge on the Jordan River. There were no Israeli casualties. Israeli planes hit Egyptian fortifications and artillery positions along the Suez Canal for the 64th, 65th and 66th consecutive days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with all planes returning safely. An Israeli soldier was injured Friday in canal firings. Katyusha rockets were fired from Jordanian territory at Beth Yosef on Friday night, and mortar fire aimed at Kfar Ruppin and Yardena caused slight damage. Military observers believe that the Soviets have already decided to employ Soviet pilots in active combat against Israel in the Suez Canal zone, an area from which the Soviets have so far carefully kept their pilots out, the military correspondent of the Tel Aviv evening paper. Maariv reports. The observers believe the Russians want not only to prevent Israelis from inflicting further heavy blows on the Egyptians but also to put military pressure on Israel. They think, therefore, that it is only a matter of time before dogfights between Israeli and Soviet pilots take place. (In Cairo, a military spokesman reported that two Egyptian soldiers were injured today during a two hour air raid by Israeli planes that lasted for two hours in the northern and southern sections of the Suez Canal.)

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