(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
A gruesome act of revenge upon a Jewish child for a quarrel which occurred between their father and a Jewish neighbor was perpetrated by the children of a peasant in the village Petrovice.
The peasant quarreled with his Jewish neighbor several days ago. Deciding to avenge their father, the children lured the six year old son of their Jewish neighbor into a distant field, put burning coals in his pocket and held him until his clothes were aflame. The boy was them left alone in the field. He burned to death.
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