Israel detained at least 200 Gaza withdrawal opponents who tried to slip into Gaza Strip settlements. Most of the arrests took place Thursday morning, with security sources attributing the infiltration attempts to right-wing frustration at a police blockade that prevented their planned march on the Gaza settlement bloc of Gush Katif this week. Thousands of would-be marchers were penned in at Kfar Maimon, a desert village outside Gaza, but by Thursday many began heading home.
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