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  Tamuz 19, 5773 , 27/06/13

Wadi Kelt Shooting Traced to Hizbullah

The Shabak (Shin Bet, General Security Services) Israel Security Agency disclosed, Thursday, that with the help of police and the Israel Defense Forces, it uncovered an organization of the Popular Front terrorist group operating out of Hevron and Shechem. One of operatives, 46-year-old A'id Assad Farhi Marka of Hevron, admitted to carrying out a shooting that damaged an Israeli vehicle without any human casualties on May 2nd in the Wadi Kelt area near Jericho. Marka said he met with other Popular Front terrorists in Jordan who encouraged him to carry out attacks. They, in turn, worked with  guidance and other cooperation from Hizbullah in Lebanon. Indictments will be filed in the next few days in a military court.

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