IDF forces uncover explosive stash, nab Palestinian terror suspects

Israel’s combined security forces encountered several acts of terrorism in Jerusalem and the Judea and Samaria region.   

By: World Israel News Staff

IDF forces carried out counter-terrorism operations throughout Judea and Samaria on Wednesday night, arresting 17 Palestinian terror suspects.

Forces operating in the Palestinian village of Kafr Masaken Sha’abiya, in Samaria, exposed over 15 kg. of explosives. They were detonated in a controlled environment.

Border Policemen operating in Jerusalem arrested an Arab who threw a glass bottle at a security team in the eastern part of the city.

In Jerusalem’s Old City, police received a report that fireworks were launched towards a Jewish home. Acting quickly and using the area’s advanced security system, Border Policemen were successful in arresting the terrorist shortly after the attack.