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  אדר ב 2, 5774 , 04/03/14

20 Wanted Terror Suspects Arrested; Weapons Seized

The Israel Defense Forces arrested 20 wanted terror suspects, Monday evening, in the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria (Shomron). Six were arrested in Yatta, south of the Judean city of Hevron. Soldiers discovered and seized two hunting rifles, a handgun and ammunition. A single arrest was reported in Halhoul, north of Hevron.

Five arrests were made in the Samarian city of Shechem, with single arrests made in nearby Assira As-Smaliya, Awarta, and Beit Dajan. Single arrests were also made in the western Samaria village of Azoun, the Tulkarm-area villages of Shawika and Anabta, and the Ramallah-area villages of Silwad and Bituniya.

The suspects were turned over to security agencies for questioning.

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