On March 11, 1948, a car bomb planted in the courtyard of the Jewish Agency by an Arab terrorist (which is believed to have been smuggled into the heavily-guarded compound in a stolen U.S. Consulate car. )
exploded, killed 13 and wounded nearly 100 civilians.
In this photo a small sports car being used as an ambulance to rush victims to hospital.
International News Photo - 1948. After bombing of Jewish Agency
Photo by: Lasar Dunner - original by radiophoto.
The same building in an early photo
The Keren Hayesod wing of the building was completely destroyed.