UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION
Daily News Summary
2 April 1948
According to a Haganah broadcast total casualties in the day-long battle were 70 Arabs (many of them Iraqi) and 17 Jews killed.
In other incidents 5 Jews and 11 Arabs were killed, and 15 Jews and 4 Arabs wounded.
Police statistics for March shoved 566 dead, 352 seriously wounded, and 686 slightly wounded throughout Palestine. The dead included 271 Jews, 256 Arabs: 14 British soldiers, and 4 British policemen.
Police statistics frail November 30 to midnight March 31 were; 1,944 dead, (817 Jews, 922 Arabs, and88 British); 1,497 seriously wounded, and 2,638 slightly wounded. (NY TIMES)
Jerusalem, 1 April - Michael Comay, Jewish Agency spokesman, charged the British Government with trying to force evacuation of outlying neighborhoods which protect the embattled main Jewish section of the New City.
It was learned that 2,000 Arabs were ready this morning to assault and attempt to occupy the Yemen Moshe Quarter. (NY HERALD TRIBUNE, NY TIMES)
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