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Hamas’ daring shocks Israelis

by JERUSALEM (JPS) -- Israeli security officials said they were stunned by the daring and capability of the Hamas suicide bombers i, "They have advanced another step," said Karmi Gillon, former head of Israel's domestic intelligence agency, the Shin Bet, told I

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According to The New York Times, the Palestinian Authority identified the bombers as Majdi Abu Warda, 19, and Ibrahim Sarahne, 26, both of the Al-Fawwar refugee camp near the West Bank city of Hebron.

Israeli soldiers raided their families' homes Monday night, arresting some relatives in order to perform blood tests that could identify the bombers.

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