Weapons smuggling attempt foiled near Jerusalem – Pipebomb-throwing terrorists arrested in Samaria

BREAKING: Border Police and military police stationed at the Mizmoriya crossing between Jerusalem and Bethlehem foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons from the Palestinian Authority into Israel.

The forces stopped a vehicle that aroused their suspicion, in which four Palestinian Authority residents were traveling in.  Upon searching, two handguns and firebombs were found.

During the search, the Muslim terrorists called for reinforcements, leading to the arrest of five additional Muslim terrorists, one minor and four in their 20s.

In another incident, IDF troops arrested four Muslim terrorists after they were detected by a CCTV observer. The terrorists were advancing suspiciously form Shechem. Upon searching, four pipe bombs were found on them.

Following the arrest, the Muslim terrorists were transferred to security forces for further questioning.

An IDF soldier and a Border Police officer were injured Monday morning when Muslim terrorists rammed their car into them in the Arab village of Kafr Nimma in the Ephraim Regional Brigade of northern Samaria.

Terror in Samaria IDF soldier, Border Policeman injured in ramming attack - 2 Muslim terrorists eliminated, 1 injured (11)

An initial investigation suggests that the terrorist cell responsible for the ramming attack was throwing firebombs at a crossing point near Route 443 a few hours earlier, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement.