Terrorists Nabbed With Explosives at Checkpoint (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gabe Kahn 04/24/12)
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For the third time in the past month a pair of terrorists was nabbed
Tuesday night trying to smuggle explosives through a checkpoint in
The two Palestinian Authority residents were arrested after soldiers
manning the checkpoint discovered four pipe bombs.
The bombs were destroyed by sappers in a controlled explosion, and
the men were taken in for questioning.
Northern Samaria has been a hotbed of terror activities perpetrated
by the Hamas and Islamic Jihad organization over the past year.
On Monday, soldiers at a checkpoint near Tulkarem arrested two
terrorists carrying pipe-bombs, an improvised firearm, knives, and
ammunition. On April 11 a nearly identical incident occurred.
On 22 January, a terrorist at a checkpoint between Samaria and
Jerusalem was arrested when it was discovered he was carrying a dozen
Last September, the IDF and General Security Services uncovered a
series of Hamas terror cells, each in various stages of planning
One of the cells was responsible for Last April´s Jerusalem bus stop
bombing, which killed one and wounded scores more.
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. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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