IDF thwarts potential terror attack

IDF thwarts potential J

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 9, 2009 16:10

IDF and Border Police forces thwarted a potential terror attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon, when they discovered six pipe bombs in a 20-year-old Palestinian man's bag. The man arrived at the Kalandiya checkpoint in northern Jerusalem shortly after 3 p.m. Border Police guards stationed at the checkpoint searched the man after he raised their suspicions. Two small pipe bombs were found in his bag, but more a thorough search revealed four other devices. The man, who resides in the West Bank, was arrested and transferred for interrogation. During a preliminary interrogation at the scene, he admitted to planning to carry out an attack inside Jerusalem. Police sappers neutralized the bombs in a controlled environment. There were no casualties reported in the incident.


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