IDF finds dangerous prohibited substances in factories near Nablus

Dangerous prohibited substances were found in two factories east of Nablus in a joint IDF, Civil Administration and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) operation, the IDF announced Wednesday night. Among the substances found in the Tuesday night operation, were four containers of Formalin, two containers with over 50-percent concentration of Acid Sulfate, 24 containers of Acid Sulfate, four boxes containing Silver Nitrate, two bottles containing over 30% concentration of Hydrogen Peroxide and one liter of Nitrate. The army said that the substances discovered can be used for the production of weaponry and explosives, adding that the IDF operations will continue in order to prevent the transfer of banned substances into the Palestinian territories.