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  5/31/2012, Sivan 10, 5772

Transfer of Terrorist Bodies Completed


The Israel Defense Forces, in cooperation with the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, completed, Thursday afternoon, the transfer of 91 terrorist bodies to the Palestinian Authority (PA) as part of a gesture from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to restart diplomatic talks.

Eighty of the bodies were transferred to Ramallah via the military courthouse crossing near the Binyamin-region Jewish community of Beit El. The other 11 were transferred to Hamas-controlled Gaza via the Erez crossing.