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A 20-year-old Palestinian suspect was arrested at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron Monday evening after authorities said she was armed with a knife.
A Border Police spokesperson said officers approached the female suspect and arrested her without incident after the discovering the weapon.
Authorities added that the suspect intended on carrying out a terrorist attack against civilians at the holy site.
No injuries were reported in the incident.