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Arab Villages Under Curfew

The army is maintaining its continuous curfew in three Arab villages in the vicinity of Ma’aleh Hahamisha near Jerusalem where a bus was ambushed by terrorists last Wednesday. One of the four passengers injured in the attack, Dvora Arent, 23, is still hospitalized in serious condition. She was in her seventh month of pregnancy. Her unborn child was killed when a terrorist’s bullet ripped through her abdomen and exited through her back.

A curfew has been lifted on three other villages where the attackers were suspected of hiding. Several Arabs are still being held for questioning, although the actual attackers are now believed to have left the area. But police and the army are seeking any local residents who may have sheltered them or helped them escape from the area.