Terror attack thwarted near Jerusalem – Muslim terrorist caught and arrested

Police arrested on Saturday a 20-year-old Muslim terrorist armed with a knife in the Jewish community of Har Adar, near Jerusalem.

After a preliminary investigation carried out by Border Police forces, the terrorist admitted having earlier hidden a knife nearby, which he intended to use in a stabbing attack in order to murder Jews.

He led officers to the hiding place, where they found the knife.

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Last week, a 22-year-old Muslim terrorist who attempted to stab a soldier standing at a bus stop at the Gitai Avishar Junction on Highway 5 in Samaria, was shot and eliminated by soldiers from the Artillery Corps’ 55th Battalion, who were on the scene.

No Israeli troops hurt.