Police: East J'lem girl planned to carry out suicide bombing

A female teenager from east Jerusalem was arrested several weeks ago on suspicion of planning to carry out a suicide bombing, Police announced Thursday. The girl, approximately 17 years of age, had allegedly contacted Islamic Jihad operatives in the West Bank and offered to execute a bombing in the capital. Upon her arrest, the youth said she did it because of her hatred for Jews. Police said they also believed she had family problems.