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Locusts Invade Israel; Government Acts to Destroy the Pests

March 28, 1952
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The first elements of what is expected to be a major invasion of Israel by locusts were sighted on the Sharon Plain yesterday. The government has begun to take steps to destroy the pests.

A serious plague of locusts is expected to sweep over the entire Middle East next month and threaten its crops, the British Government has warned all Middle East Governments.

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