Endless Fighting at Suez, on Israel's Borders
TEL AVIV (JTA)—An Israeli
soldier was killed in an artillery
duel with Egypt Tuesday along the
Suez Canal. The fire was concen-
trated south of Qantara. Another
soldier, injured six months ago by
sniper fire at the canal died Tues-
day of his wounds.
Meanwhile, two Israeli patrols
were attacked Wednesday in the
Beisan Valley. There were no Is-
raeli casualties reported. An Is-
raeli military spokesman said that
two guerrillas were killed while
trying to ambush an Israeli patrol
in northern Israel. There were no
Israeli casualties, the military
An Egyptian commando raid
on an Israeli military position
in the Port Tewfik area last
Thursday was the most success-
ful enemy attack since the Six-
Day War, a military spokesman
conceded. The toll rose to seven
dead and two wounded. One
missing soldier. Corp. David
Sabashi. 20, of Lydda, taken
prisoner by the Egyptians. died
in prison, his captors said.
Heavy damage was inflicted on
the Egyptian town of Suez near
Port Tewfik following nearly a
day-long exchange of artillery.
during which one Israeli was in-
jured, the spokesman said.
He reported that two Israeli
tanks had been damaged when the
ed an unoccupied shed on Tan- in the upper Golan Heights. The
toura beach south of Haifa at 5 blast damaged a tractor.
a.m. Had the blast occurred sev-
The body of Corp. Dayid Sa-
eral hours later, the beach would
bash, a 20-year-old Israeli sol-
have been crowded with bathers.
dier who died of wounds after
Several persons spent the hot
bing taken prisoner during an
night on the beach but there were
Egyptian commando raid on Is-
no casualties. The area was
raeli positions near Port Tewfik
searched by bomb squads after
last week, was returned to Israel
the explosion, declared safe and
Tuesday under the auspices of
opened to the public.
the International Red Cross.
A soldier was injured when two
Israeli officials confirmed that
grenades were hurled at him near
the bodies of three Egyptian sol-
Gaza; bazooka fire was directed at
diers killed in an earlier comman-
Israeli troops along the Lebanese
do raid have lain for three weeks
border; a booby-trap exploded near
a soldier in the Beisan area caus-
ing severe injuries; Katyusha rock-
ets were fired at the Bet Yossef
and Hamadiyeh settlements in the
Beisan area, slightly damaging
houses: and saboteurs were driven
off while attempting to penetrate
near the Beisan Valley settlement
Thursday morning, Israeli jets
strafed guerrillas within Leba-
non, close to the Israel border.
There are 3,000 guerrillas train-
ing in that Lebanese village.
Meanwhile, in Damascus the Syr-
ian government newspaper Al
Thawra reported that the Popular
Front for the Liberation of Pales-
tine. a leftist splinter group, had
decided to join the Palestine Arm-
ed Struggle Command. El Fatah
and the Palestine Liberation Or-
Egyptians crossed the Suez Canal ganization are also members. (In
Paris, the newspaper Le Figaro
published an interview with El
Fatah leader Yasser Arafat who
said his organization would ignore
all big power peace efforts.)
Two Arab guerrillas were kill-
at dusk under heavy artillery cov-
er and penetrated beyond the edge
of the waterway. Port Tewfik is in
Egyptian port and rail-point at the
tip of a promontory jutting out
from Suez toward the village of
El Shatt just across the Canal.
The 100-mile-long waterway is a
few hundred yards wide at that
Egypt claimed that its force kill-
ed or wounded 40 IsraelisY heId the
position for an hour, destroyed al- -
tillery emplacements and retreat-
ed across the canal without suffer-
ing any casualties. At the sante
time, the semi-official Cairo news-
paper Al Abram said in an editor-
ial that the increasing number of
assaults were preparations for
"larger operations" aimed
breaking the "existing stalemate"
and forcing the Israelis to with-
draw from Sinai. Al Ahram said
that the forays were of "first-rank
importance." giving Egyptian
troops combat experience and en-
abling commanders to improve bat-
ed in an encounter with an Is-
raeli patrol which the Arabs
tried to ambush Tuesday morn-
ing near El Hamma at the junc-
tion of the Israeli, Jordanian and
Syrian borders. The patrol was
attacked by mortar and small
arms fire from Jordanian terri-
tory. The attackers were hiding
on the banks of the Yarmuk
River, a tributary of the Jordan.
No casualties were reported on
the Israeli side.
An Israeli soldier died Tues-
day of wounds he received in a
gun fight in the Golan Heights
earlier this week.
A curfew was imposed on Nab-
lus Monday as Israeli security
forces conducted a house-to-house
search for terrorists responsible
for a recent outbreak of sabotage
in the region. The pre-dawn round-
The Israeli military spokesman up was the first in Nablus in a
said that the Egyptians blanketed year. The last one resulted in the
the area with an intense artillery arrest of 80 suspects and a subse-
barrage which served as a cover quent lull in terrorist activity
for an estimated 100 attackers around Nablus.
who crossed the shallow waters
Two Israeli soldiers were injured
by boat and reached a jetty which Sunday in a day-long artillery duel
was difficult because of its nar- between Israeli and Egyptan forces
row width. He said there were
several tanks on the jetty and that
it was the tanks and not the Israeli
position which was the target of
the assault. The commandos got
close to the tanks and attacked
them with bazookas. An Israeli
position opened fire on the com-
mandos who re-crossed the Canal
by 10 p.m. The raid—fifth in 23
days—came only a few hours af-
ter Israel had returned to Egypt
the bodies of nine commandos kill-
ed in an abortive raid on an Is-
raeli Army post opposite Ismailia
on July 7.
Violence flared at other points
throughout the weekend. Five
Arab guerillas were killed in
clashes wits Israeli army patrols
—three near Mount Hermon in
occupied Syria, one in the nor-
thern Jordan Valley, and one
attempting to cross the Jordan
River. No Israelis were reported
Injured in the encounters. Is-
raelis also escaped injury and
there was little damage when
several rockets were fired from
Jordan at Yotvata, a kibbutz
north of Eilat. Three civilians,
Winding a five-year-old boy,
were injured when a bazooka
rocket exploded near the Banias
waterfall at a tourist site in the
Syrian Golan Heights. Twenty
Arabs were arrested for ques-
tioning Monday after several kilo-
grams of high explosives wreck-
near Qantara on the Suez Canal.
Sentences of 10 and seven years'
imprisonment were imposed on
two 19-year-old students from Nab-
lus who confessed to charges that
they participated in planning the
Supersol supermarket bombing in
Jerusalem earlier this year in
which two Israelis were killed. The
students also admitted membership
in the Popular Front for the Liber-
ation of Palestine and to the un-
authorized possesion of explosives.
Defense counsel pleaded for clem-
ency. A 15-year-old Nablus high
school girl was given a three year
suspended sentence by a military
tribunal for assisting in acts of
sabotage and membership in an
underground terrorist organization.
Two other young women from Nab-
lus, a school directress and a
teacher, were given four year sen-
tences on the same charges. All
three were accused of recruiting
other girls for the organization.
The student's sentence was sus-
pended because of her age.
Israel returned to Egypt the
bodies of nine Egyptian com-
mandos killed in an abortive raid
on Israeli positions on the east
bank of the Suez Canal July 7.
The transfer of the bodies took
place at Qantara under supervi-
sion of the International Red
An Arab saboteur was killed in
an explosion near the Banias River
on the canal's east bank. The Egyp-
tians charged the Israelis with -in-
human behavior" for not returning
the bodies. The Israelis said they
were unable to recover them be-
cause Egyptian gunners opened
fire every time an attempt was
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