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        1/14/2014, Shevat 13, 5774

      Gold Smugglers Stopped at Allenby Bridge


      Three Arab residents of Hevron were caught, Tuesday at the Allenby Bridge crossing over the River Jordan, trying to smuggle gold plates in the insoles of their shoes.

      The Tax Authority said the 3.7 kilograms/8.14 pounds of gold were valued at about 520,000 shekels (almost $150,000).