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News Brief

November 29, 1973
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Three letter bombs were detected in the sorting room of the main post office here Tuesday. They were the first to be found after the public was alerted to a new letter bomb wave after the discovery of eight letter bombs addressed to Israel at the Frankfurt Airport and Geneva last week. The booby-trapped letters found here were airmailed from Lausanne, Switzerland Nov. 25 and were addressed to hotels in Tel Aviv, Ashkelon and Gedera. Postal officials said they resembled the usual white airmail envelopes but aroused suspicion by their excessive weight of 70-80 grams.

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