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IDF Fired on in Hebron

Militant Palestinians fired on an Israel Defense Force vehicle and on a car belonging to the Shin Bet internal security service in the West Bank town of Hebron on Tuesday.

An Israeli soldier was slightly injured in the attack, which was launched by members of the Izz a-Din al-Kassam, the armed wing of the Islamic fundamentalist Hamas movement.

The incident took place at a time when Israel was initiating measures to ease tensions in Hebron, which has been a hotbed of unrest since the Feb. 25 massacre of at least 29 Palestinians at a local mosque by an Israeli settler.

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