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January 12, 2003

Mofaz: Israel planning major move against terror infrastructure

Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz said Sunday that Israel Is planning to take meaningful steps against the terror infrastructure, Israel Radio reported.

Mofaz, speaking before the Cabinet at its weekly meeting, also said that in the last week 104 Palestinians had been arrested including senior wanted men.

Mofaz also said that there remained a high number of alerts of possible terror attacks.

Speaking about the incident on Syrian border in which one Syrian soldier was killed and another captured after they crossed the border, Mofaz said they crossed the border by accident while trying to draw water from an adjacent river.

Mofaz said that Israel intends to continue working to restore calm to the northern border