The Israeli army uncovered a Hamas military cell allegedly responsible for planning a bombing in the northern Israeli town of Afula. The army said six members of the Islamic fundamentalist group had been detained following bombings against Israel Defense Force patrols on roads linking West Bank Jewish settlements. During interrogations, some of the cell members reportedly turned in equipment used in making the explosives.
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