Terrorists freed in Schalit deal return to terror (JERUSALEM POST) By JPOST COM STAFF 04/17/12)
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The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) on Tuesday revealed two cases
of terrorists who were released in the Gilad Schalit deal who have
already returned to committing acts of terror.
In October 2011, Israel released over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in
a deal with Hamas which brought Schalit home after five years of
The first, Daoud Chilo, a resident of a refugee camp near Ramallah,
was convicted of attempting to illegally buy weapons one month after
He was arrested by security forces and sentenced to just under four
years in prison.
The second, Omer Abu Snina, a member of Hamas and resident of Hebron,
was deported to Gaza as part of the Schalit deal. Subsequently, he
attempted to solicit and induce others to commit terrorist acts in
the West Bank, including perpetrating kidnappings.
Over the course of the probe, investigators recovered a memory card
from Abu Snina which included details related to kidnapping soldiers,
illegally obtaining weapons and establishing a terrorist cell. (©
1995-2011, The Jerusalem Post 04/17/12)
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