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Israel reopens West Bank crossing after Palestinian manhunt ends

The Jalama crossing had been closed since six Palestinian militants escaped from a nearby Israeli prison.

Following the recapture of six Palestinians who fled an Israeli prison earlier this month, Israel has reopened a West Bank border crossing near the site of their daring escape. 

The Israeli military body that manages Palestinian civilian affairs in the West Bank, known as COGAT, announced the Jalama crossing’s reopening on Wednesday. 

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