Police arrest 2 armed Palestinian youths in W. Bank

Traffic police, Border Guard identify 2 suspicious 17-year-olds near Tapuah Junction; discover explosives, knives, gun.

April 21, 2012 16:33
Suspect arrested [illustrative]

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Police arrested two 17-year-old Palestinians who were found carrying illegal weapons at Tapuah Junction in the West Bank on Saturday.

Traffic police and Border Guard forces initially identified the Palestinians as acting suspiciously at the junction. After conducting a search, they discovered that the youths, both residents of Nablus, were in possession of four explosive devices, two knives, and a hand-made gun.

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Sappers were dispatched to the scene to check and disarm the explosive devices.

Security personnel took the two Palestinians in for further questioning.

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