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Israel Discovers Two More Landmines Planted by Arab Infiltrators

February 7, 1967
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Two more land mines, obviously planted by Arab infiltrators, were found on Israel’s borders today, one near the Lebanese border, the other in the Lachish area near Jordan. In both cases, Israeli experts dismantled the explosives before they were detonated, and no damage resulted.

The first mine was found by a young Bedouin student at a school attended by Israeli Bedouins in the north, near Lebanon. Footprints of three men were found leading from and back to the Lebanese frontier. One set of the footprints led right to the school’s front entrance. Israel complained about this incident to the Israeli-Lebanese Mixed Armistice Commission. The second mine, in the Lachish area, was made up of a bundle of nine, plastic anti-vehicle explosives.

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