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400 Israeli Women and Children Evacuated from Iran Arrive in Israel

More than 400 Israeli women and children evacuated from Iran arrived here last night on special El Al flights. They are the families of Israelis employed on construction projects in Teheran where anti-Shah mobs have been rioting for the past few days. But most of the women thought the evacuation was needless and were upset at being separated from their husbands.

Some who spoke to reporters at Ben Gurion Airport, despite warnings by security officers to say nothing, said the Israeli colony in Teheran lived far from the scene of the riots and was in no danger. They blamed nervous relatives for pressuring the government to bring them home and said they would rejoin their husbands as soon as possible. Some of the children described the huge fires burning in Teheran. One said a supermarket was burned near his home.