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  תמוז 15, 5771 , 17/07/11

Explosives Found Near Shechem

Security officials identified two suspicious packages north of Shechem on Sunday morning. The packages, found in the Mt. Eyval area, turned out to be explosive devices, made of gas canisters and unidentified material. They were likely to be set off when an IDF patrol passed by.

The explosives were detonated safely. The force of the explosion started a fire in an adjacent field, which security officials quickly brought under control.
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