Police alert at highest level due to Pride Parade

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 31, 2006 17:51

 
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Police were on the highest level of alert throughout Israel on Tuesday as the date for the controversial Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade approached. Israel Radio reported that in addition to police maintaining a heightened presence due to the parade, which is scheduled to take place a week from Friday, Police Inspector-General Moshe Karadi has recruited 2,000 Border Policemen to be deployed throughout the city. A primary concern in the security establishment was that terror groups would take advantage of the police's concentration on Jerusalem and try to carry out attacks in other cities.

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