A terrorist released in the exchange for captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit was arrested last week in the town of Dura in Judea and Samaria, the IDF’s official newspaper, BaMahane, reported Wednesday.

Ayman Sharuna, who was freed with 27 years remaining on his prison sentence, was arrested on suspicion of engaging in terror-related activity. An IDF official said that intelligence reports had indicated that Sharuna rejoined Hamas and was therefore in “blatant violation of the terms of his release.”

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Sharuna was sentenced to 38 years in prison for his involvement in a terrorist attack that injured 18 in Beersheba in 2002, and other attacks he perpetrated during the second intifada.

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