Security forces uncover weapons cache during Hebron security raid

Police, IDF forces also discover large cache of ammunition, stolen vehicle and various drugs during the raid.

May 5, 2015 15:38
Weapon seized in Hebron

Weapon seized in Hebron. (photo credit: ISRAEL POLICE)


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Weapons, as well as other illicit items were seized on Tuesday in Hebron after security forces raided what is being described as a weapons-making laboratory, according to an official police statement.

The weapons found in the facility included a "Carl Gustav recoiless rifle", a "sten sub-machine gun" as well as a number of M-16 model air rifles.

A large cache of ammunition, a stolen vehicle as well as drugs of various types were also discovered during the raid, which was jointly conducted by police in the Hebron district as well the IDF.

The operation also resulted in the arrest of four Palestinian locals.

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