Border Police Thwart Terror Attack (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gabe Kahn 04/21/12)
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Border Police on Saturday arrested two terrorists from Shechem at the
Tapuach Junction in northern Samaria.
The two young Arab men, aged 17, were carrying four pipe bombs, a
makeshift firearm, ammunition, and knives.
Suspicions of Border Police officers at the junction were aroused
when the two young men exited their vehicle before it could be
inspected. They were ordered to stop, leading them to attempt to flee.
Border Police captured them on the scene and called in police sappers
to neutralize the pipe bombs.
In addition, IDF forces uncovered an improvised bomb near the city of
Jenin, also in northern Samaria. That bomb, as well, was detonated by
Northern Samaria has increasingly become a hotbed of terrorism in the
In late January, the GSS and Israel Police foiled a shooting attack
planned by an Israeli Arab in collaboration with an Islamic Jihad
terror cell from Tulkarem in northern Samaria.
Last August, Islamic Jihad terrorists from Gaza were involved in the
deadly cross-border ambush of an Israeli civilian bus that left 8
Israelis – 7 of them civilians – dead.
Islamic Jihad leaders in Gaza – whose terror cells are heavily
involved in rocket attacks on Israel´s southern communities – have
been targeted with airstrikes rather than arrest and detention.
Last September, the GSS cracked a Hamas terror network in Judea and
Samaria which was in various stages of planning terror attacks. One
of the cells uncovered was in Shechem.
The network was also behind the 23 March 2011 bombing of a Jerusalem
bus stop that killed 1 and wounded scores of innocents.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/21/12)
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