Police: Terror attack thwarted in northern West Bank

Three men apprehended at West Bank junction; police seize explosives, pistol and knife.

Terrorist 311 (photo credit: REUTERS)
Terrorist 311
(photo credit: REUTERS)
In an arrest that Border Police sayprevented a terror attack, officers stopped three men in the West Bankcarrying explosives, a pistol, and a knife on Sunday night.
Police said Monday, that three Palestinian men from the Balata refugee camp arrived atthe Tapuah junction in the northern West Bank, raising officers' suspicion.
During a search of the men's vehicle,police said the officers found eight pipe bombs, a pistol, and aknife.
A Border Police bomb squad unit wascalled to the scene and neutralized the bombs, while the three menwere taken into custody for further investigation.