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  7/26/2012, Av 7, 5772

Stabbing Thwarted near Cave of Patriarchs


A 20-year-old Arab woman was arrested, Thursday evening, when she tried to spray pepper gas at Border Police officers at a checkpoint near the Me'arat Hamachpelah Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron. A search of her bag produced a knife and, during a preliminary interrogation, she said she intended to stab a soldier of police officer. The woman was transferred to security agencies for further questioning.

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