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  3/8/2013, Adar 26, 5773

Disorder Alert in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

Security service are on increased alert for disturbances at the end of Friday's Muslim prayers in eastern Jerusalem as well as Judea and Samaria (Shomron).

Among the reasons for the increased alert is yesterday's death of Mohammed Asfour of the Samarian Palestinian Authority village of Abud, from wounds suffered in a February demonstration following the death of confessed Hevron-area stone thrower Arafat Jaradat in an Israeli prison.