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  11/4/2011, Cheshvan 7, 5772

Shrapnel Removed from Shalit's Arm

Gilad Shalit underwent surgery, Friday morning at Rambam Hospital in Haifa, to remove seven pieces of shrapnel which had been lodged in his hand and arm since he was abducted by terrorists, more than five years ago, in a raid on the Kerem Shalom base, next to Gaza, which resulted in the deaths of two other soldiers.

The surgery was deemed a success.

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