Forces Thwart Terrorist Attacks
forces arrested two Islamic Jihad terrorists planning to carry out
an attack inside Israel early last week. The Islamic Jihad terrorists,
as well as an additional wanted Palestinian, were arrested in the
village of Rah’i, south west of Jenin.
Also IDF forces prevented a terrorist attack when
they located a cache of explosives including pipe bombs at the Nablus
Casbah. The IDF was successful in seizing and destroying a variety
of explosive materials, including 15 pipe bombs, a 10 kilogram bomb,
and iron used to manufacture shrapnel. The explosive material was
detonated in a controlled explosion by IDF sappers.
In addition, IDF forces uncovered an explosive device
weighing tens of kilograms in the village of Sahbastia, north of
Nablus. The explosive device was detonated in a controlled explosion.
No injuries were reported.
Forces in the Gaza Strip Come Under Fire
Terrorists fired at an IDF position near the Israeli
community of Gadid, in the southern Gaza Strip. No injuries were
reported, but damage was caused to the position.