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October 20, 1999
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Palestinian security officials arrested a military leader of Islamic Jihad who escaped from a Nablus jail with two other activists three weeks ago. Jabril Rajoub, the head of Palestinian security forces in the West Bank, said Iyad Al- Hardan was wanted for suspected involvement in terrorist attacks against Israel. Over the weekend, Palestinian police arrested another of the escapees, while the third remained at large.

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