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  7/25/2013, Av 18, 5773

Armed PA Resident Spotted, Caught in Hawara


A unit of the Israel Defense Forces' Givati Brigade spotted an armed resident of the Palestinian Authority, Thursday afternoon, in the village of Hawara, south of the Samarian (Shomron) city of Shechem. The force captured him and found a handgun on him after a chase.

A senior official in the Judea-Samaria Division said the action reflects the alertness of the troops whose mission it is to guard the area.