The terrorist exited his vehicle with a knife in his hand, but in the process, he dropped the knife, allowing the IDF soldiers standing guard to confiscate it and apprehend the attacker.
The suspect stated at the checkpoint that he was trying to carry out an attack and "wanted to die."
Father and son attacked after leaving dentist’s office in West Bank village
"We had to design our maps completely from scratch. The wall, checkpoints, settlements ... existing mapping software could never account for the complexity here."
The story unfolds in "Bli Machsomim," which could be translated as either "Without Obstacles" or "Without Checkpoints," a book based on the actual events that took place.
The cell had organized attacks on the Kalandiya checkpoint.
There are some 28 crossing in the West Bank, out of which 13, like Meitar, are also for those walking on foot.
Rivlin and Kahlon gained a perspective of the upgrades made in recent months by the Defense Ministry’s Directorate of Crossings.
Such closings are not uncommon during Jewish holidays.
According to the World Bank, unemployment in the West Bank in 2016 stood at around 18%.