Pipe Bomb at Hawara Checkpoint This Month
On Friday, IDF forces manning the Hawara checkpoint just
south of Nablus caught a suspicious Palestinian youth
carrying a fully loaded pipe bomb. The
youth, age 17, arrived to the checkpoint from the direction of Nablus. He was
stopped by Givati Brigade soldiers and a Military Police unit that were stationed
at the checkpoint. The forces ordered him to halt all movement until they had
detonated the pipe bomb in a controlled manner. Afterwards, the Palestinian
youth was taken by security forces for questioning.
the fourth pipe bomb uncovered by IDF forces at the Hawara
checkpoint over the past month.
Forces Uncover Three Pipe Bombs
October 29, three pipe bombs were uncovered by a joint
IDF and ISA force in Qabatiya, south of Jenin. The
bombs were detonated in a controlled
manner by sappers. In addition to this, two 20kg roadside bombs were uncovered
by IDF forces in Qabatiya two weeks ago.
the night, three wanted Palestinian men were arrested by IDF
forces in Jenin. The men were taken for questioning by security