Two Terror Attacks Foiled in Samaria (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 05/04/12)
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The IDF foiled two attempted terrorist attacks in Samaria on Thursday
In the first incident, Border Police officers arrested two terrorists
in their 20s at the Tapuach junction in Samaria. The terrorists were
found to be carrying explosives and knives.
Sappers detonated the explosives, and no one was hurt. The two
suspects were transferred to security authorities for further
Later on Thursday night, a third terrorist armed with a knife tried
to infiltrate the community of Elon Moreh in Samaria.
The terrorist was caught by IDF soldiers after he managed to
penetrate the security fence and began making his way into the
“Thanks to the alertness of the security guard and the soldiers a
terrorist attack was prevented,” the head of the Shomron Regional
Council, Gershon Mesika, a resident of Elon Moreh, said after the
On April 24, two terrorists were nabbed as they were trying to
smuggle explosives through a checkpoint in northern Samaria.
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.
On April 11, IDF forces stopped a would-be terrorist bomber at a
checkpoint east of Shechem in northern Samaria. The terrorist was
carrying improvised explosive devices, three knives, and 50 bullets.
A Border Police bomb disposal unit was called in to dismantle the
The terrorist was stopped and thoroughly searched after soldiers at
the checkpoint who were questioning him became suspicious. He was
placed under arrest and handed over to the security services for
Northern Samaria has been a hotbed of terror activities perpetrated
by the Hamas and Islamic Jihad organization over the past year.
Last September, the IDF and General Security Services uncovered a
series of Hamas terror cells, each in various stages of planning
attacks. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/04/12)
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