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        1/2/2014, Shevat 1, 5774

      14 Suspects Caught in Bat Yam Bus Bombing

      It was disclosed, Thursday evening that the Shabak (Shin Bet, General Security Service) Israel Security Agency has arrested 14 Islamic Jihad terrorists from Bethlehem on suspicion of involvement in the December 22nd placing of an explosive package on a bus in Bat Yam, south of Tel Aviv. A member of the police bomb squad was lightly injured while trying to defuse the package after alert actions by passengers and the bus driver made sure the bus was otherwise empty.

      Shabak was assisted in the intense intelligence effort by the police and the Israel Defense Forces.

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