Meet with top Israeli leaders at the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference 2017
Police break in, disarm man barricaded in J'lem home
July 1, 2012 17:31

Tragedy was averted on Sunday after police broke into an apartment and disarmed a man who barricaded himself in and threatened to blow up the building on Stern Street in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood.

Police and firefighters who arrived on the scene immediately disconnected the building's gas and started negotiating with the man.

Emergency personnel evacuated residents of the building during the negotiations. After less than an hour police broke down the door and disarmed the man. There were no injuries.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
March 27, 2017
At least 11 dead in suicide bombing and gun attack in southern Yemen


Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 10 - 24
    Beer Sheva
    11 - 19
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 11 - 21
    10 - 19
  • 16 - 30
    12 - 25