Terror attack thwarted: Powerful explosive device found

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 21, 2012 12:19

IDF and Israel Police forces conducting anti-smuggling operations overnight Monday foiled a potential terrorist attack when they discovered a powerful explosive device being brought into the country.

During the course of the night, the anti-smuggling forces operating near the Egyptian-Israeli border identified a person, who subsequently threw away a bag and ran from the location.

The forces initiated a search and came across the bag the man had abandoned. Inside it, they found a powerful explosive device.

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