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  8/30/2011, Av 30, 5771

Roads Closed Under Southern Alert


Routes 10 and 12 in the area that came under attack almost two weeks ago have been closed to traffic under a record security alert in southern Israel. Authorities fear for the safety of civilians in the area.

According to intelligence estimates, a terror operation is under way and Israeli troops have been reinforced and deployed along the Sinai border. The plan is for Islamic Jihad operatives to leave Gaza and follow the plans used by the Popular Resistance Committees two weeks ago.

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