Watch: Soldiers map out house of Jerusalem terrorist, seize weapons workshop

Sixteen people were arrested in the West Bank overnight by security forces.

October 10, 2016 08:56

IDF activity Oct. 10, 2016 (IDF Spokesperson)

IDF activity Oct. 10, 2016 (IDF Spokesperson)


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Overnight Sunday soldiers mapped out the home of the terrorist who carried out the attack on Sunday that left two Israeli's dead, in preparation to destroy the house. During the activity, located in the West Bank, one Israeli soldier was lightly injured from the shrapnel of a pipe bomb, according to the IDF.

In addition to the mapping of the house security forces closed a weapons workshop and seized weapons in the West Bank town of Azzun.

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Sixteen people were arrested in the West Bank overnight by security forces. Seven of the arrested were suspected of involvement in terrorist activities as well as violent riots.

The arrested were taken in for questioning.

Security forces accompanied 1,200 worshipers to Joesph's Tomb in Nablus, despite riots there was no injures or damage.

Hundreds of Palestinian rioters attempted to set fire to the Joseph's Tomb compound in Nablus in October of 2015, according to reports by Israel radio.

The crowds were dispersed and the fire was brought under control by Palestinian police before IDF forces could arrive on the scene. 

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