'ISIS and Hamas will take care of you,' arrested Palestinian teen tells police

The boy, 17, was found to have a concealed knife near the Old City.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 11, 2014 23:01
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Knife

A knife found on the person of a Palestinian by Border Police. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)

A 17-year-old boy from the north of Jerusalem was arrested in the Old City of Jerusalem after he aroused the suspicions of the  Border Police, who searched him and found a knife hidden in his pants' waist.

During the arrest
, the boy threatened the police saying, "ISIS and Hamas will take care of you."

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Earlier Tuesday, A Palestinian with an improvised weapon was shot by IDF soldiers during a riot at Al-Arroub, southwest of Bethlehem.

According to Palestinian reports, the man died of his wounds after being evacuated to a PA hospital.

An army spokeswoman said some 200 Palestinians took part in the riot, hurling rocks at an IDF unit, which responded with non-lethal riot dispersal means.

At one stage, a Palestinian directed what the spokeswoman said was an improvised weapon at soldiers, who felt their lives to be in jeopardy. As a result, solders responded with live fire.

"We are examining this incident," the spokeswoman added.

In Sinjil, near Ramallah, 15 Palestinians threw rocks and firebombs at traffic on a road on Tuesday.

The IDF fired bullets at the legs of two attackers, striking and injuring them.


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