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Arab Terrorists Arrested in Refugee Camps: Bank in Gaza Damaged by Explosion

August 2, 1971
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Three wanted Arab terrorists were arrested during the weekend by Israeli defense units in two of the Arab refugee camps in the Gaza Strip, officials reported today. One was arrested by an army patrol in the Nuizerat camp and two others in the Shati camp. The terrorist seized in Nuizerat camp was injured in an encounter with Israeli troops. Officials said that, during his interrogation, he confessed to participation in a number of murders in the Gaza Strip. They reported also that the Bank Leumi branch in Gaza was damaged early Friday morning by an explosive charge apparently placed against a wall of the bank building. They said this was the first incident of its kind in more than six months. An investigation was started.

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