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  כסלו 28, 5771 , 05/12/10

Arab with Kalatschnikov Arrested next to Maaleh Adumim

An eastern Jerusalem Israeli Arab was arrested Sunday afternoon for possessing a Kalatschnikov rifle.

A Yassam police special-forces unit saw a car at the side of the road next to Maaleh Adumim, east of the capital. When the police stopped to help, the Arab threw a bundle into the nearby bushes. The suspicious police officers recovered the bundle, which turned out to be the rifle and ammunition. Police chalked up the incident to criminal arms sales.

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