Police disarm Arab teen with pipe bomb in West Bank

The teen attempted to enter a West Bank military courthouse with a pipe bomb.

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October 15, 2017 16:22
Police disarm Arab teen with pipe bomb in West Bank

The pipe bomb seized by police in front of Salem Military Court Sunday.. (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

 
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Police disarmed and arrested a 17-year-old male from Jenin Sunday afternoon after the suspect allegedly attempted to enter a West Bank military courthouse armed with a pipe bomb.

According to police, the weapon was discovered at noon when the unidentified suspect attempted to pass through a metal detector at the outdoor entrance to Samaria Military Court adjacent to the Arab village of Salem.

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“When the suspect attempted to enter the court house, he was searched at the metal detector by Border Police who found the pipe bomb on him,” Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

“He was immediately disarmed and the area was closed off as police bomb-disposal experts examined the scene and neutralized the weapon,” he said, adding that no one was wounded.

Rosenfeld said it remains unclear why the suspect was summoned to the court, and that an investigation has been opened.

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