Palestinian with makeshift bomb arrested
Terror attack thwarted: Security forces arrest Palestinian man allegedly en route to terror attack on Israel.

Security officials at an Israeli checkpoint arrested a Palestinian carrying a makeshift explosive device Thursday. According to suspicions he was on his way to conduct a terror attack in Israel.



Security forces at the Trans-Samaria Highway Checkpoint (Route 5) noticed a suspicious car approaching the checkpoint.


Car at checkpoint
Car at checkpoint


An initial search of his car revealed that between the bags in his car, the man was carrying a gas cylinder with electrical wires protruding from it.


Sappers were alerted to the scene and security forces closed down the checkpoint. Investigators claimed he was en route to carry out a terror attack in Israel; police picked up the investigation efforts.


Noam (Dabul) Dvir contributed to this report


First published: 07.10.14, 16:30
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