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Security forces kill terror suspect in shootout
Border Police SWAT teams return fire killing the terror suspect after coming under attack while attempting to detain the 31-year-old near Ramallah; search of the premises reveals two assault rifles and a submachine gun.
A wanted Palestinian terror suspect was killed during a shootout with the Border Police's elite YAMAM unit after opening fire at officers who were attempting to apprehend him early Monday morning.

 

 

Basel Al-Araj, 31, was killed in Al-Bireh, near Ramallah. According to the Border Police, he was the head of a terror cell that planned attacks against Israelis and was in charge of procuring weapons for the attacks.

 

Carl submachine gun seized at the scene (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit) (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
Carl submachine gun seized at the scene (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)

 

Following a search of the suspect's home, security forces discovered two M16 rifles and a Carlo submachine gun.

 

Following the commotion, disturbances broke out with Palestinian stone throwers and rioters converging on the scene. Security forces responded with riot control measures and injured two Palestinians.

 

Shell cases and blood after the shootout
Shell cases and blood after the shootout

 

M16 rifle recovered at the scene (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit) (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
M16 rifle recovered at the scene (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)

 

After security forces finished a search of the premises, they collected the seized weapons and took the suspect's body.

 

In addition to the arrest raid in Al-Bireh that resulted in the death of the suspect, IDF forces arrested 12 other terror suspects in the West Bank and confiscated thousands of shekels destined for terror financing.

 

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