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  1/3/2013, Tevet 21, 5773

Senior Officer: Arrest Made in Jenin


A senior officer in the Judea and Samaria (Shomron) Division of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said, Thursday afternoon, that neither soldiers nor Border Police who went to the Samarian (Shomron) Palestinian Authority (PA) city of Jenin to arrest a terror suspect were driven out by rioters, contrary to reports. The officer said that recently the IDF has been operating during daylight hours in "Area A", under maximum PA control, which has increased friction, but under no circumstances have they fled or withdrawn.

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