IDF Closes Two Palestinian Schools in Hebron

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - The IDF shut down the Islamic College and the Polytechnic Institute of Engineering in Hebron, where Hamas and Islamic Jihad recruited students, trained them in the use of weapons and bomb making, and dispatched them to attack Israeli soldiers and civilians. Security forces found explosives belts in a dormitory of the Polytechnic Institute, whose students have been involved in numerous attacks. Hamas was using the Islamic College's laboratories to train students to make explosives.

2003-01-17 00:00:00

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