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Palestinians suspected of planning attacks arrested in Beersheba

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Palestinians suspected of planning to carry out attacks on Israeli civilians in Beersheba were arrested.

The suspected terrorists, from Jenin and Gaza, were arrested in two different locations Wednesday morning, according to reports.

One suspect was arrested in an apartment in Beersheba in coordination with police, border police and the Shin Bet security service. Weapons were found in the apartment.

The second suspect was arrested at a security checkpoint near Beersheba.

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