´Security forces evacuate Oz Zion outpost´ (JERUSALEM POST) By JPOST COM STAFF 02/28/12)
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Security forces evacuated the Oz Zion outpost in the Binyamin region
of the West Bank early Tuesday morning, Army Radio reported. There
were a number of temporary structures at the location, which is near
another outpost, Givat Assaf, and was declared a closed military zone.
No clashes were reported, according to Army Radio.
Last month, security forces evacuated an illegal structure in the
small outpost located near Beit El just off Route 60.
A week before that, dozens of settlers arrived at Oz Zion equipped
with building tools with the intention of setting up structures.
Then too, soldiers and police arrived and showed the activists an
order that declared the area a closed military zone.
Most of the activists dispersed, but two boys were arrested by the
army. The youths, one from Bat Yam and the other from Bnei Brak, are
suspected of attacking a police officer and violating a military
order. Judea and Samaria Police took both for questioning.
Yaakov Lappin and Tovah Lazaroff contributed to this report. (© 1995-
2011, The Jerusalem Post 02/28/12)
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