TEL AVIV (Aug. 2)
Three terrorist attempts were reported to have taken place yesterday in the Gaza Strip. Last night an explosive charge was detonated two kilometers north of the Gaza railroad station causing minor damage to a train filled with Gaza Strip workers on their way home. Authorities have ordered an investigation.
Earlier in the day, incendiary bombs were thrown at a bus carrying workers from Gaza into Israel proper. One bomb missed the bus and the other failed to explode. Footprints of two persons believed to have thrown the bombs were traced to a nearby village north of Gaza. A number of suspects were rounded up and held for questioning. Israeli security forces in the Gaza Strip ordered increased alertness and are keeping a tight watch on summer visitors.
Meanwhile, a fourth letter bomb was discovered yesterday addressed to an Israeli Arab. Authorities disclosed that the various letter bombs discovered this week were addressed to Arab personalities in Israel. Police have issued a special warning to Arab leaders in Israel and to the Israeli Arab population to exercise extreme caution in opening their mail.