IDF to Dismantle Protective Wall that Blocked Gunfire on Jerusalem Neighborhood

(Ha'aretz) The Israeli army will begin dismantling a concrete barrier installed eight years ago, during the Second Intifada, to shield Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood from arms fire from the neighboring West Bank Arab town of Beit Jalla. A spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces said the barrier's removal reflects the stable security situation at this site in recent years.

2010-08-13 09:41:06

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