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  3/17/2014, Adar Bet 15, 5774

44 PA Illegals and 3 Transporters Arrested in Galilee

The police announced, Monday morning, the arrest of 44 residents of the Palestinian Authority who had no permits to be in other parts of Israel. The arrests took place in a number of villages in the Western Galilee. In the village of Manda, three residents were arrested for transporting the illegals and police seized three vehicles which were allegedly used to transport the illegals.

According to an investigation, most of the illegals were 13 and 14-year-olds who were allegedly employed in the strawberry harvest in the Sharon area, northeast of Tel Aviv.