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Twenty Jews Wounded at Annual Polish Market Fair

July 23, 1923
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Twenty Jewish tradesmen were seriously wounded, a number fatally hurt, and damages to Jewish property estimated at a million marks were sustained, as the result of the mob attack atLituov, in the Vilna district, according to reports reaching here today.

The attack which occurred at the annual market fair and carried out by visiting peasants, was entirely unexpected by the Jewish tradesmen. But the manner in which the assault took place indicates it was thoroughly mapped out and planned in advanced. Following the attack on the tradesmen, the mob broke into Jewish homes and stripped them of all valuables.

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