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Terrorists Hit Eilat-ashdod Oil Pipeline; One Saboteur Killed

Saboteurs struck at the Eilat-Ashdod oil pipeline Tuesday night but loss of oil from damages was insignificant, it was reported here Thursday. The action, in which one saboteur was killed, marked the first time the pipeline was used as a target. The victim was killed apparently while handling explosives. The sabotage was discovered when it became evident that some oil was lost on its way to the terminal. The damage, which was repaired, was found some 18 miles from Mitzpeh Ramon.