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Two Terrorist Groups Uncovered

The Israeli security services said last night they had uncovered two terrorist groups charged with explosions causing one death and numerous injuries. Thirteen suspected terrorists were arrested in the village of A Shayouk northeast of Hebron.

Two of them confessed to a number of incidents in Jerusalem, including the placing of an explosive charge in a truck in Jerusalem last August, the throwing of a hand grenade in the Old City last September (with one Arab girl killed and 11 persons injured), and the throwing of grenades at Jewish crowds on their way to the Wailing Wall last October (injuring 17).

Also captured were two Gaza Arabs of a group of four who had formed a terrorist cell in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank. Of the other two, one was killed and one injured when one of their explosives blew up in their lair last week.