Terrorists Nabbed With Pipe Bombs in Samaria (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gabe Kahn 05/15/12)
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Two Arabs from Palestinian Authority enclaves were arrested trying to
smuggle four pipe bombs, an improvised gun, and a large amount of
ammunition into Israel on Tuesday.
Two Arab men in their 20s aroused the suspicion of Border Police
officers at the Tapuach Junction, who detained and searched the pair.
Upon finding the weapons in their bags, Border Police called sappers
were called to dispose of the devices. The pair were arrested and
handed over to security offcials for questioning.
Such arrests have become commonplace as northern Samaria increasingly
becomes a hub for the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror organizations.
January 8: Border Police arrest two men carrying 12 pipe bombs and a
combat knife at a checkpoint near Shechem in northern Samaria.
April 11: IDF forces stopped a would-be bomber over Passover at a
checkpoint east of Shechem, in northern Samaria. The terrorist was
carrying improvised explosive devices, three knives and 50 bullets.
April 21: 2 Palestinian Authority teens carrying bombs and guns were
nabbed by Israeli forces. They were apprehended near Tapuach Junction
with 5 pipe bombs, a gun, and ammo.
April 24: IDF forces uncovered 4 improvised bombs on two Arabs at a
crossing north of Jericho. The bombs were found in the menís bags and
April 28: IDF forces nabbed 2 terrorists with 4 pipe bombs as they
were trying to smuggle explosives through a checkpoint in northern
May 7: Israeli forces arrested 17-year-old Palestinian for carrying 3
pipe bombs. The teen was detained near Tapuach junction.
Last August the GSS cracked a network of Hamas terror cells in Judea
and Samaria, each of which was in various stages of planning for
attacks on Israelis.
One of the cells was behind the 23 March 2011 bus bombing in central
Jerusalem that killed 1 and wounded 47.
Also, in late January 2012, 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.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/15/12)
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