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  3/8/2012, Adar 14, 5772

Stabbing During Arrest of Terrorist Released for Shalit

The Israel Defense Forces reported, Thursday afternoon, that the stabbing of a soldier by a terrorist in the Hevron Hills village of Yatta took place during an operation to arrest Khaled Mahamrah, who was released, along with more than 1,000 other security prisoners in exchange for Gilad Shalit, a few months ago.

The terrorist who was shot to death was identified as Zakaria Abu-Aram, Another villager was wounded and arrested.