Israel to transfer 84 bodies of terrorists to PA

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July 4, 2011 12:15

 
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In a gesture to Palestnian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel will transfer to the PA the bodies of 84 terrorists killed in Israel since 1967, Israel Radio reported citing an Israeli military source.

PA chargé d'affaires Hussein a-Sheikh said that negotiations over the transfer of bodies had no connection to negotiations to released captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit.

Sheikh said that the PA and Israel are conducting negotiations for the transfer of another 102 bodies.

He added that the terrorists, "will be brought home to their families to receive the honor due to them."

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