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Several Jews were attacked and severely beaten in Jaffa yesterday by members of a procession numbering 7,000 Arabs, taking part in the funeral of the former police commander Tewfik Bey, who had been killed the day before by unidentified persons. Several arrests have been made, the arrested including Jews as well as Arabs. The large funeral procession and the attacks following it produced a panicky feeling in the town, merchants closing their shops for fear of widespread rioting and looting. Prompt intervention by the British police restored order within a comparatively short time.
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