Young Jewess Slain As Palestine Disorders Goes on
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Young Jewess Slain As Palestine Disorders Goes on

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A 19-year-old Jewess was killed yesterday white defending the Zionist youth settlement of Tel Itzhak, near Even Yehuda in the Sharon Valley, from an attack by a band of Arab rebel raiders. She was Edda Roshwald, an immigrant from Lwow, Poland

Violence continued, meanwhile, in other parts of Palestine. Troops shot dead an Arab in the act of cutting telephone wires between Affuleh and Jenin. A soldier was seriously wounded when a patrol surprised and engaged a band of Arabs demolishing an Arab house near Bethlehem. Continuing searches in the Samaria district, troops discovered equipment for the manufacture of land mines in the villages of Anza and Sanur.

Jewish police corporal Lubera was seriously injured when he and his companion, Sergeant Bendor, were ambushed by Arabs while motorcycling on the Jenin road near Haifa. An Arab post office clerk was shot and killed in Haifa, his assailant escaping. An Austrian Jew, Moshe Blum, 19, was seriously wounded when a bus en route from Tel Aviv to Rehoboth was ambushed near Rishon-le-Zion.

An incendiary fire which raged for five hours today caused serious damage to the Levant Bonded Warehouse in Haifa. A band raided a parcel office and escaped with $3,875 in gold bars. Two army trucks were fired upon from an Arab cafe. Soldiers replied, wounding one Arab and arrested four others.

Curfew from ten p.m. to five a.m. was imposed on Jaffa. Troops searched Aquaraba near Nablus, detaining 100 Arabs, and also Halhul in the vicinity of Jerusalem, arresting 81 suspected bandsmen. Arab bands in a drive for disruption of Jewish citrus shipments, set fire to a number of packing houses, including two at Benyamina and one at Nathania.

Jewish prisoners in the Acre concentration camp announced today they would resume their hunger-strike in protest against conditions in the camp. They had ended a fast yesterday after 40 hours upon receiving an appeal sent by Chief Rabbi Moshe Avigdor Amiel of Tel Aviv by a special emissary.

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