Weapon smuggling foiled, Muslim terrorists arrested at Te’enim Crossing in Samaria

Weapon smuggling foiled, Muslim terrorists arrested at Te’enim Crossing in Samaria

BREAKING: IDF soldiers from the Menashe Regional Brigade thwarted a weapon smuggling attempt at the Te’enim crossing in northern Samaria. 

The forces identified a vehicle that aroused their suspicion, in which two Muslim terrorists were traveling. Upon searching, a bag containing weapons was found.

The terrorists were turned over to security agencies for further investigation.

The IDF arrested 16 Muslim terrorists overnight in Judea and Samaria, 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, Border Police and IDF forces in the area of the Samaria and Ephraim Regional Brigades seized M16 weapons, a handgun, three explosive devices, pieces of weapons and ammunition.

In addition, the IDF raided a workshop and confiscated two lathes for the production of illegal weapons during an overnight counter-terrorism operation in the city of Shechem.