An Israeli official said the completed northern section of the West Bank security barrier has eliminated terrorism there. “It has gone from a situation of 600 terrorist operations and criminal activities a year to zero. It saves lives and creates quality of life,” Deputy Defense Minister Ze’ev Boim was quoted as saying Sunday in Ha’aretz.
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