Border Police thwart terror attack in Jerusalem's Old City

April 14, 2016 15:14

Border Police officers said Thursday that they thwarted a terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem when they apprehended two 12-year-old Arab boys who were carrying three knives.

The boys aroused the suspicions of the officers, who searched them, finding the knives and a goodbye letter to his parents in the jacket of one of the boys.

According to an initial interrogation of the suspects, they intended to carry out a terror attack. The alertness of the officers prevented an attack, according to police.

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