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  2/21/2012, Shevat 28, 5772

IDF: Sinai-based Attack Thwarted

The Israel Defense Forces' Spokesman reported, Tuesday, that a powerful explosive device was found during a Monday-evening operation to thwart smuggling on the Israeli- Egyptian borderA smuggler detected by an IDF unit was seen throwing away a suspicious bag as he fled. A search in the morning revealed that the bag contained the explosivesThe device was detonated in a controlled manner.

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