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  אייר 11, 5771 , 15/05/11

IDF Gets Between Arabs and Beit El

Dozens of Arabs from villages in the Ramallah area tried to march on the Samarian Jewish community of Beit El Sunday afternoon, according to the Binyamin Region Resident's Committee. Area residents say Israeli troops on the scene tried to drive them away with gunfire.

The scenario was taken into consideration during assessments of the situation by the Israel Defense Forces' Central Command in recent weeks. Senior sources at the command had information that the Arabs would march on Beit El.

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