Guerrilla Bases in Jordan, Egyptian Positions Hit by Israeli Jets

Israeli Jets struck at guerrilla bases In Jordan and Egyptian military positions along the Suez Canal area today and yesterday military spokesmen announced today. Fighter bombers crossed the Jordan River at noon today to blast three guerrilla bases south of Jarash in Northern Jordan in reprisals for guerrilla raids. The bases were 15 to 25 miles inside Jordan. Earlier today and last night Egyptian fortifications, artillery and mortar emplacements in the northern and central sectors of the canal were attacked. All planes returned safely. An Israeli soldier was injured by Egyptian firing across the canal last night. The fire was returned. A Jordanian Army spokesman announced that 12 civilians, including a baby. were injured by a mine explosion on a main road this morning. He said the mine had been placed by an Israeli unit which crossed the Jordan in the Tel Al-Sukkar area of the North Jordan Valley about midnight. Meanwhile. Israeli spokesmen denied a Beirut report that Israeli and Russian pilots had clashed over the Suez Canal on Saturday with the loss of an Israeli Skyhawk. He said no Israeli planes were shot down on Saturday.

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