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Israeli Soldier Killed, 2 Injured During Clash with Arab Terrorists

An Israeli soldier and an Arab terrorist were killed and two Israeli soldiers were injured during a clash late last night near Idmit on the Lebanese border. Two terrorists were captured by the Israeli forces. The dead soldier was identified as Pvt, Naja Sabah, 19, of the Druze village of Horfish in the Galilee.

According to an army spokesman, an Israeli patrol encountered an Arab terrorist group as it was crossing the security fence along the Lebanese border. The terrorists used hand grenades during the clash. Personal weapons belonging to the terrorists discovered by the Israeli patrol included grenades and wire cutters and food parcels. Several of the terrorists managed to escape back over the border.