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2 Arabs Killed, 2 Britons, 1 Jew Wounded in New Clashes

September 2, 1936
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Renewed violence flared in the Holy Land today, taking the lives of two Arabs and causing serious wounds to two British soldiers and slight injuries to two others.

The Arabs were killed in an engagement with troops near the Jewish colony of Nathania. Four Arabs were wounded in the clash.

Two soldiers were seriously wounded when a lorry they were riding in struck a mine on the Jerusalem-Nablus road. An Arab band fired at the truck from ambush at the same time.

A second lorry taking a side road to attack the rebels from the rear, also struck a mine which exploded causing injuries to two soldiers.

Bernard Klein, a watchman near Petach Tikvah, was seriously wounded in performance of his duties. He was taken to the Hadassah Hospital in Tel Aviv.

A police patrol, fired on between Lydda and Wilhelma, returned the fire, wounding one Arab.

A section of the Iraq Petroleum Company’s pipeline near Tamra, a suburb of Beisan, was destroyed by an explosion. The escaping oil caught fire.

Brigands set fire to a Jewish-owned packing shed near Rehovoth and an Arab shed near Ramleh.

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