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Czech Agents Kidnap Two Jews in Austria; Victims Identified

January 12, 1953
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The Austrian police yesterday charged that Czech agents in Austria had kidnaped two Jews, one of whom was a relative of Rudolf Slansky, Czech Communist leader hanged for “Zionist espionage” and treason against Czechoslovakia.

The police identified the Austrian relative of Slansky as Anton Muehlbacher. The second man, the police say, was a newspaperman named Saklikover, a friend of Muehlbacher.

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