Israeli Jets Hit Guerrillas, Jordan Army Positions; Five Israeli Youths Wounded

Israel Air Force Jets attacked Egyptian military positions along the Suez Canal today and blasted guerrilla and Jordanian Army positions opposite the Beisan Valley in an hour-long attack last night. A military spokesman said all aircraft returned safely from all missions. The raid on Jordan was in response to an artillery and mortar attack last night on Kfar Ruppin. Five Israeli high school students were wounded in a heavy mortar attack on Metullah last night from Lebanese territory. Three were hospitalized and the other two were treated and sent home. The youngsters, all aged 17. were hit by shell fragments as they were leaving the community house after a farewell party. Two were scheduled to leave for West Germany today on a student exchange project. Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a guerrilla ambush of an Army vehicle in the Gaza Strip last night. Both were hospitalized. Three Arab guerrillas were killed in two clashes with Israeli patrols during the past 24 hours, it was reported today. The clashes occurred near the Um Sidra pass on the Jordan River and at Djabel Rouss on the slopes of Mount Hermon near the Lebanese border. There were no Israeli casualties.

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