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Israel Arrests Two Palestinians in Settler Murders


An Israeli tank drives next to the border between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip, April 8, 2011

An Israeli tank drives next to the border between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip, April 8, 2011

Israeli security forces say they have arrested two Palestinians suspected of killing a West Bank settler family in an attack last month.

Israel's Shin Bet security agency says the men confessed to the killing of the family members of the Fogel family during an attack in the Itamar settlement.

The March 11 attack killed an adult couple and three of their children, including a four-year old and a three-month old.

Authorities say the two men were teenagers from the neighboring West Bank village of Awarta.

Several suspected accomplices were arrested in connection with the crime.

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