The security establishment assessed on Friday that terrorist organizations, especially the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, planned to increase their attempts at executing attacks against Israelis.
The greater motivation was believed to stem from the IDF's raid of the Jericho prison on Tuesday, during which assassinated minister Rehavam Ze'evi's killers were apprehended.
Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz decided to continue the closure on the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported.
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