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February 18, 1981
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Egypt on Monday returned to Israel eight cars stolen from Israel and hidden away in the Sinai desert. The vehicles, all large cars and mainly Mercedes which had been used in Israel as taxis and are in strong demand in Egypt, were returned at the Neot Sinai check post. In the months before Israel withdrew from the western part of the Sinai, many cars were stolen and driven to Sinai where they were buried under sand dunes awaiting the arrival of the Egyptians. Most were then uncovered and taken to Cairo where they were sold.

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