TEL AVIV (Jan. 24)
Security forces have arrested two men, one 18 years old and the other 28, from the Gaza Strip who carried out a grenade attack on a bus in Tel Aviv on January 8 in which 12 persons were injured. An army spokesman said the two men admitted their action and said they had been trained in Egypt. They said they were members of the El Fatah wing of the PLO.
The 18-year old terrorist was from the refugee camp at Deir El-Ballach near Gaza and the other was from Marazi village also in the Gaza Strip. The army spokesman said one had confessed also to a grenade attack in the Gaza Strip last November which killed one Arab and wounded another.
Israel has in the past accused Egypt of failing to prevent Palestinian terrorists from infiltrating into the Gaza Strip from Egypt, and thence into Israel.