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        3/26/2012, Nisan 3, 5772

      Restrictions on Route 12 Eased

      The Israel Defense Forces announced, Monday, that Southern District Commander Tal Russo has declared that Route 12, along the Egyptian border between the Netafim roadblock and the Sayarim (Shikma) will be open to all traffic between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and hikers will be able to go east of the highway in the Red Canyon, Nachal Shani and Netafim areas between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., starting Monday. The area was the scene of a terror attack, last August, in which eight Israelis were murdered.

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