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Foil Sabotage Attempt on Railway Line Linking Tel Aviv and Haifa

An attempt to sabotage the Tel Aviv-Haifa railway, Israel’s main railway line, was foiled Friday according to a police communique released today. The communique said a railway worker observed a suspicious object connected to wires near the line, some nine and a half miles south of Haifa. A police explosives expert discovered an electric bomb weighing 22 pounds under the rails. The bomb was dismantled with no damage.