Security guards at Ben Gurion
Airport on Sunday morning found a large kitchen knife hidden in a stall in one of the public restrooms in Terminal 3.
The knife was discovered during a routine check of the premises, thanks to the alertness and caution of the security staff, the airport spokesperson said.
Following the discovery of the knife, security teams have been conducting intensive checks on passengers, as well as on anyone entering Terminal 3 or any other area of the airport.
Security staff believed that the knife was hidden by a passenger who feared that it would be discovered during the security check.