Police: Terror attack thwarted in northern West Bank

Three men apprehended at West Bank junction; police seize explosives, pistol and knife.

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January 28, 2013 10:36
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In an arrest that Border Police say prevented a terror attack, officers stopped three men in the West Bank carrying explosives, a pistol, and a knife on Sunday night.



Police said Monday, that three Palestinian men from the Balata refugee camp arrived at the Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank, raising officers' suspicion.

During a search of the men's vehicle, police said the officers found eight pipe bombs, a pistol, and a knife.


A Border Police bomb squad unit was called to the scene and neutralized the bombs, while the three men were taken into custody for further investigation.




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