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Turkey: 800-year-old Hebrew book confiscated in Diyarbakir01:08

Turkey: 800-year-old Hebrew book confiscated in Diyarbakir

Turkey, Diyarbakir
February 28, 2019 at 15:05 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish security forces confiscated a 800-year old Hebrew book in an anti-trafficking operation in the south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday, local officials said on Thursday.

Four individuals were reportedly caught by the Turkish Gendarmerie's anti-smuggling teams while attempting to sell the book.

The leather book is reportedly filled with Hebrew scripts and consists of 22 pages containing engraved figures. The book was placed under state protection, according to reports citing the Diyarbakir Governorship.

Turkey: 800-year-old Hebrew book confiscated in Diyarbakir01:08
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Turkish security forces confiscated a 800-year old Hebrew book in an anti-trafficking operation in the south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday, local officials said on Thursday.

Four individuals were reportedly caught by the Turkish Gendarmerie's anti-smuggling teams while attempting to sell the book.

The leather book is reportedly filled with Hebrew scripts and consists of 22 pages containing engraved figures. The book was placed under state protection, according to reports citing the Diyarbakir Governorship.

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