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Several Dozen Arabs Released from the Ansar Prison Camp

The Israel Defense Force released several dozen Arabs from the Ansar prison camp in south Lebanon yesterday on the occasion of the Moslem feast of ld el-Adha. About 800 prisoners are still confined to the camp which once held 5,000. All had been detained as “hostile elements” during the war in Lebanon. Most were released in November, 1983 under a prisoner-of-war exchange agreement with the Palestine Liberation Organization.

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