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Police Close Two Jerusalem Schools

July 7, 1988
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Police closed down two East Jerusalem schools Wednesday following stone-throwing incidents at several places in East Jerusalem.

One Israeli bus was damaged, but there were no injuries. Police arrested 12 suspects.

One of the schools closed was in the Old City, and the other was in the Jabel Mukaber neighborhood, where police used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday to disperse stone-throwers.

A gasoline bomb was thrown at a police car on the main street of Gaza Wednesday. It caused no injuries or damage.

Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin, meanwhile, told military correspondents Wednesday that he believed violent incidents were decreasing in the administered territories.

Rabin said the army’s job was to prevent all forms of violence and see that life returns to normal.

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