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  Adar 25, 5778 , 12/03/18

PA policeman among 22 arrested for arms trafficking

An police agent, operating under cover for half a year, has brought about the seizure of  dozens of explosive devices, machine guns, assault rifles, pistols, improvised weapons, ammunition, cash and drugs, and the arrest of 22 suspected arms dealers.

The suspects, some of whom are residents of eastern Jerusalem, allegedly traded in arms and explosives in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria. Among the suspects arrested were agents in terrorist organizations, including security prisoners who had previously served prison sentences. In addition, a Palestinian Authority policeman was arrested.

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