2,600 terrorists arrested in Judea, Samaria since beginning of Gaza war

Equipment, weapons, and funds were confiscated in the raid.


The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the Shin Bet, and Border Police carried out a counter-terrorism operation in Kfar Qatanna near Jerusalem.

The IDF said the activity lasted for about 10 hours and that two wanted terrorists were arrested and dozens of suspects were interrogated.

Since the beginning of the war in Gaza, approximately 2,600 wanted terrorists have been arrested throughout Judea and Samaria and in the Jordan Valley area, roughly 1,300 of whom are associated with the terrorist organization Hamas.

Meanwhile, Border Police units operated overnight in the village of Bal’a near Tulkarm where they arrested one wanted man, confiscated weapons, terrorist funds and dozens of bottles filled with explosives.

In the city of Nablus, equipment was confiscated at a printing house that prints propaganda materials for the terrorist organization Hamas.

Weapons and additional terrorist funds were located in the villages of Dura and Harmala.