Terror attack thwarted: Muslim teen-terrorist caught with knife hidden in school backpack
BREAKING: A 15-year-old Muslim terrorist was caught with a knife hidden in his school backpack at one of the checkpoints near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron.
The terrorist, a resident of Hevron, aroused the suspicion of Border Police officers stationed at one of the checkpoints near the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Upon searching, a knife was found in his school backpack. No one was hurt.
The terrorist was transferred to security forces for further questioning.
The IDF arrested 17 Muslim terrorists overnight in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley, who were wanted for involvement in terrorism and violent disorders directed against civilians and security personnel.
As part of an ongoing campaign against illegal weapons, IDF and Border Police forces seized a Carlo submachine gun and a handgun in Hevron and Jenin.