Operation Break the Wave: IDF conducts multiple arrests throughout Saturday

Four people suspected of murder were also arrested by Israel Police on Saturday morning.

IDF soldiers operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 2022 (photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)
IDF soldiers operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 2022
(photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

IDF and Shin Bet forces operated in various parts of the West Bank overnight between Friday and Saturday, arresting three wanted men and confiscating illegal weapon parts.

IDF forces operated in the village of Kabatiya in the West Bank and arrested a suspect for terrorist activity on Saturday morning, according to Walla.

Earlier, a released prisoner was arrested in the village of Bir al-Basha, south of Jenin.

Suspected of murder

Israel Police arrested four suspects on Saturday morning for the murder of a young man in the village of Daburiyya on Thursday in the Lower Galilee, a spokesperson said.

The suspects, three men and a woman, all in their twenties and residents of Na'ura near Nazareth, will be brought at the request of the police for an extension of detention at the end of Shabbat at the Magistrate's Court in Nazareth.

 IDF soldiers operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 2022 (credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT) IDF soldiers operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 2022 (credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

An explosive device was also thrown at a guard post in Hebron, Walla reported the same day. A fire started and rescue teams were rushed to the scene and worked to put it out.

Another incident occurred the night before in which several Molotov cocktails were thrown at a guard post in the town of Al Fawar, near Hebron. 

There were no Israeli casualties in any of these operations.