Israeli troops accompanying a convoy of Jewish settlers in the Gaza Strip narrowly avoided a terrorist bombing. The convoy was making its way toward the settlement of Netzarim, when the troops noticed a suspicious object on the road. They turned the convoy around before the bomb exploded. No one was hurt.
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