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Israel’s Arab Sector and Illegal Weapon

Israel Police have confiscated over 4,000 illegal weapons so far this year, with 90% of them in the possession of Israeli-Arabs.

By Israel Today Staff


More than 4,000 illegal weapons have been confiscated in Israel over the last 10 months, the Hebrew-language daily Israel Hayom reported, citing police officials.

About 3,600 of these weapons were found in the Arab sector. In other words, 90 percent of Israel’s illegal weapons and ammunition come from Arab-Israeli households.

Among the confiscated weapons are 526 pistols and 435 rifles, mostly of the assault-rifle variety.

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