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Arab Infiltrators Charged with Killing Two Israeli Civilians

Two Israeli civilians murdered on a road in the Lachish development area on the eve of Passover by infiltrators from Jordan died because they halted their jeep to give the disguised Arabs a lift, it was announced here today.

An investigation into the incident revealed that the infiltrators, dressed in khaki, stood in the road and flagged down the Israelis. When the jeep, later found abandoned near the border, came to a halt the Arabs shot the two Jews and made off with the vehicle. The same group is believed responsible for thefts and other criminal acts in the area.