Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets after Palestinian police arrested a leading militant. There were conflicting reports of whether Mohammed Tawalbe, 23, the top Islamic Jihad militant from the West Bank city of Jenin, was released shortly thereafter. Tawalbe is considered responsible for 11 suicide bombings against Israel.
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