Rabbi Uzi Meshulam, the group's leader, was arrested as police and anti-terrorist forces moved into the compound which his cult members had fortified.
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Israeli Police shot dead an armed Yemenite Jew yesterday, 24 hours into a siege on a fortified compound in Yehud, where at least 15 people, including children, are believed to be holed up, Reuter reports from Jerusalem.