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  4/2/2013, Nisan 22, 5773

Police: Esh Kodesh Raid Result of Undercover Operation


The Samaria (Shomron)-Judea Police said, Tuesday morning, that the predawn raid which resulted in the arrest of five men in their 20s in the Samarian Jewish outpost community of Esh Kodesh was the result of an undercover operation into clashes between residents of Esh Kodesh and the nearby Palestinian Authority Arab village of Kusrah. A number of weapons, including rifles, were seized.

Police said one of those arrested was a soldier who serves in the chief rabbinate. All were sent for questioning.