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Kahane and Aide Held

Kach movement leader Meir Kahane and one aide have been placed under administrative arrest, it was reported here today. According to Israel Radio, they are suspected of having sought to organize an armed underground right-wing terror group that would wreak vengeance for the killing of six Jews in Hebron May 2 and for the 1929 massacre of that city’s Jews.

According to the radio, the would be organization planned to kill Hebron Mayor Fahed Kawasme and Halhoul Mayor Mohammed Milhim, who together with Kadi (Moslem judge) Rajeb Buyud Tamimi of Hebron were deported after the May 2 incident, had they been allowed to cross back into the West Bank last Sunday. Kahane was detained under an order signed by the Defense Minister, in conformity with the emergency regulations originally applied in Mandatory times.