Security Forces Thwart another Kidnapping Attempt by Palestinian
A Palestinian who was on his way to Jerusalem to kidnap Israelis
with the intent of using his hostages as bargaining chips to free
Palestinian prisoners was arrested two weeks ago, MA’ARIV
reported. The Palestinian was apprehended at the Zaan checkpoint
and taken away for questioning by the Israel Security Agency.
In other news,
two soldiers were lightly wounded today when an explosive device
exploded next to their tank during an operation in the Netzarim
area, Israel Radio, KOL YISRAEL, reported. The tank overturned
and the injured soldiers were taken to hospital for treatment.
In the Bethlehem area, Palestinian security forces handed over
to Israeli forces bombs and explosive materials found in a laboratory
located in the Bethlehem’s Paradise Hotel.
to THE JERUSALEM POST, security forces arrested a terrorist in
the Hebron area Thursday night, and were trying to determine if
he was en route to Jerusalem to carry out a suicide bombing. Earlier,
sappers blew up a five-kilogram bomb discovered by the Israel
Defense Forces on the road leading to Itamar in Samaria. It was
the third bomb attack thwarted by security forces in the Nablus
area this week.
fired at soldiers near Kadim and in Tulkarm. There were no casualties.
Security forces arrested 19 fugitives in raids in Hebron, Bethlehem,
Nablus, Kalkilya, and the Ramallah area.