|New Gate 1948|
Picked up a piece of a shell from the Parsonage roof which had burst and perforated two water tanks on the roof.
Another unsuccessful attempt was made by the Haganah to storm the Jaffa Gate and relieve the Jews in the Old City. A terrific battle was fought between the Haganah and the Arab Legion for the possession of the Notre Dame building which is outside the City wall near the New Gate.
A high-tension cable which was cut near the Jaffa Gate more than a week ago was repaired and electricity restored to the Old City on Sunday evening.