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      Archive: 1/1/2013

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        1/1/2013, Tevet 19, 5773

      Signal Flares and Firecrackers Seized in Shefar'am

      Hundreds of items that qualify as dangerous toys, including signal flares and firecrackers, were seized Monday in a photo shop in the city of Shefar'am, near Haifa, as part of a Northern District police operation ahead of celebrations to mark the start of the secular year.

      The owner of the business - a man in his forties - was detained for questioning and the merchandise was collected for destruction. Tens of thousands of dangerous items were seized in similar operations nationwide.