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."
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.