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New Palestinian terrorist group emerging in West Bank – report

The Martyr Omar Abu Laila Battalion said its ‘soldiers were preparing many surprises that would shake the brutal [Israeli] entity’

A new armed Palestinian group has been established in the northern West Bank town of Salfit, media reported on Sunday.

The Jerusalem Post learned that a number of terror militias have been operating there for several months. The new group, called the “Martyr Omar Abu Laila Battalion,” is named after a Palestinian terrorist who carried out a stabbing attack near Ariel, in the central West Bank, killing two Israelis, a soldier and a civilian.

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