Dozens of weapons seized during counter-terrorism operations in Judea and Samaria

As part of an ongoing campaign against illegal weapons over the past six weeks, the Israel Police, IDF, Shin Bet and Border Police forces seized a large number of weapons.

Thirteen handguns, 25 ‘Carlo’ submachine guns, two M16 rifles and ammunition were found and seized during searches in Arab villages of Judea and Samaria.

In addition, five workshops for the production of illegal weapons were closed and equipment was confiscated.

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Israel thwarted 560 significant terror attacks in 2019, including 10 suicide bombings, 4 kidnappings and more than 300 shooting attacks, the Shin Bet Director Nadav Argaman reported yesterday.