IDF arrests 9 Palestinians in the West Bank, weapon, ammunition seized

The IDF shot at Palestinian suspects planning to throw Molotov cocktails at cars, and injured one of them who was arrested, and taken for medical treatment.

May 22, 2019 08:29
A 9 mm pistol confiscated near Jerusalem

A 9 mm pistol confiscated near Jerusalem. (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)


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The IDF arrested nine Palestinians overnight on Wednesday who are suspected of being involved in terrorist activities, popular terrorism and violent disturbances against civilians and security forces, Walla! News reported.

During the night, the IDF identified also several suspects near the village of al-Khadar, just south of Jerusalem, who were allegedly planning to throw Molotov cocktails at cars driving on Route 60.

According to Walla! News, the IDF shot at the Palestinian suspects and injured one of them who was arrested, and taken for medical treatment.

All nine suspects arrested overnight were transferred for questioning.

Meanwhile, Israel Border Police arrested four Palestinians at the Shuafat crossing in East Jerusalem who were in possession of a pistol, a cartridge, and a number of 9mm bullets, and the four suspects were arrested for questioning by the Border Police, Maariv reported.

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