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738 Israelis Killed, 2700 Wounded Since Six-day War; 1778 Guerrillas Killed

The Army reported today that 738 Israelis were killed and over 2700 were wounded as a result of military actions since the June, 1967 Six-Day War. The toll of Arab guerrillas killed was placed at 1778, but the figure does not include guerrillas killed by shellings or bombings of their positions across the borders. According to the statistics. 659 of the Israeli dead and 2000 of the wounded were hit along the cease-fire lines. The largest toll was taken on the Suez Canal front where 377 were killed and 1000 wounded.