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  6/2/2014, Sivan 4, 5774

Action Against 14 Illegal PA Businesses Next to J'lem


Inspectors from the Civil Administration for Judea and Samaria (Shomron) destroyed five illegal businesses, Sunday evening, between the Hizme checkpoint at the northern end of Jerusalem and the nearby Palestinian Authority village of Hizme. In a parallel operation, Jerusalem municipal inspectors sealed businesses in the same area and confiscated their merchandise.

About 150 soldiers, Border Guards, Yassam special police forces and other officers took part in the operation, which passed without incident. The police said the operation followed an increase in criminal and terrorist activity that targeted Israelis who frequented the businesses.

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