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October 29, 2002
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Israel is holding 175 would-be suicide bombers in its jails, Defense Minister Benjamin Ben- Eliezer said. The total includes several women, he was quoted as saying Monday by Israel Radio. Israeli security officials said the figure proves that Palestinians are relentless in trying to kill Israelis. Most of the bombers were captured in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in Israeli raids based on intelligence information, the officials said. A smaller number were intercepted en route to Israel.

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