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  סיון 29, 5774 , 27/06/14

9 Wanted Terrorist Suspects Arrested

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF)arrested nine wanted terror suspects, Thursday evening in the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria (Shomron) and searched 40 targets as Operation Brother's Keeper continued to bring home three teenaged yeshiva students who were abducted in Judea on June 12th. There were small levels of friction during the evening, but except for activity in Kalandia, north of Jerusalem, where a handgun was seized, there were no unusual incidents.

A senior officer said the IDF has decided to keep most of the operation's troops in the Judea region, specifically the Etzion area. Division 900 is doing most of the work, with other units providing backup.

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