PA releases Hamas terrorists who killed Israelis

January 6, 2011 19:22

Six Hamas members on hunger strike in a Palestinian Authority prison in Hebron were released on Thursday following protests calling for their freedom, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported. Israel Radio reported that one of the prisoners, Waed al-Bitar was involved in a terror attack near Kiryat Arba in which 4 Israelis were killed, and another of the prisoners was involved in a Dimona area terror attack.

Al-Bitar had also been imprisoned by the Palestinian Authority in the past and released after which he returned to terrorist activities.

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