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  אב 23, 5771 , 23/08/11

Knife Attack Thwarted in Hevron

Border Police in Hevron discovered a knife while searching a local Palestinian Authority youth at one of the entrances to the Tomb of the Patriarchs (Maarat Hamachpelah), a site used for both Jewish and Muslim prayer.

The youth was arrested and taken in for questioning. He told investigators he had been sent to carry out a terrorist attack.

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