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  5/16/2013, Sivan 7, 5773

More Forces Considered for Southern Hevron Hills

Commander Tamir Yeda'i of the Judea and Samaria (Shomron) Division said, Thursday, that there was a possibility of placing a company of soldiers at the regional emergency center at Adurayim to deal provide more security for the southern Hevron Hills. The brigadier general was responding to a demand by Chairman Tzvika Bar-Chai of the Har Hevron Regional Council for more activity against rock and firebomb throwers. The two toured local communities and security installations in the wake of a Wednesday firebomb attack on an Israeli military vehicle that resulted in second- and third-degree burns for two of the four soldiers on board.

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