Kassams, Bombs, And Talks

A homemade bomb was found this morning in Afula, placed next to the door of an apartment on Cinnamon St. Police sappers were called to the scene and neutralized the bomb. The police are investigating.

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While Defense Minister Sha'ul Mofaz was meeting last night with Muhammad Dahlan of the PA - no progress was reported, but another meeting is scheduled for Sunday - Palestinian terrorists fired a Kassam rocket towards the Karni Checkpoint in Gaza. Three Kassams were launched towards Sderot earlier in the day. No one was hurt in these incidents.

Israel released 73 PA residents this morning who had been imprisoned on charges related to theft and illegal crossing of the Green Line. They all signed guarantees that they would not engage in terrorism.