Late News Bulletin Joseph Sieff Shot by Intruder
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Late News Bulletin Joseph Sieff Shot by Intruder

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Joseph Sieff, one of Britain’s most prominent Jews and president of the Marks and Spencer department store chain, was shot and seriously injured tonight in his London home by a masked intruder. It was not immediately known whether the shooting was politically motivated or whether the intruder was a house-breaker. Sieff and other members of his family have identified themselves closely with Israel’s cause. He was appointed honorary vice-president of the Zionist Federation of Britain and Ireland in 1965. Sieff resided in the exclusive northwest London district of St. John’s Wood. According to police reports, a man called at Sieff’s home and asked to see him. After being shown in by the butler the intruder pulled out a gun, fired at Sieff and left the house. It was not immediately known how many shots were fired or what model gun was used.

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