A man from Gaza was just captured as he crossed over the fence into Israel. The man was armed with a knife. He was brought in for interrogation, according to a TPS report.Jewish Press News Briefs
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Jerusalem police arrested an Arab terrorist on the Sabbath before he could carry out a lethal stabbing attack on unwary victims in the Old City of Jerusalem.
The knife was discovered after police stopped and searched the suspect, and found the weapon under his clothes. He admitted during questioning that he had intended to carry out a terror attack.
Police have raised security throughout the capital for the duration of the Jewish holidays. Jerusalem is packed with tourists from Israel as well as visitors from around the world. Security teams are deployed in different areas, according to Israel Police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld.
During Yom Kippur, thousands of people visited the ancient remnant of the retaining wall of the Second Holy Temple of Jerusalem, the Western Wall. Police were also busy with less pleasant activities as well: “During the fast police dealt with riots by Arabs in Silwan, Issawiya, and Jabel Mukabar,” Rosenfeld said in a tweet.Hana Levi Julian
An IDF soldier who was stabbed Friday night by an Arab terrorist at the Qalandia crossing north of Jerusalem is currently listed in stable condition, with moderate wounds.
The 20-year-old soldier was on guard duty at the checkpoint when he was stabbed by the attacker, a 28-year-old man from the Palestinian Authority who allegedly ran on foot through the vehicle section of the checkpoint.
There, he stabbed the soldier who was deployed to check the vehicles passing through. The stabber was shot by security forces at the scene, and later died of his wounds.
The IDF immediately shut down the checkpoint in response to the attack. Violent demonstrations followed the shutdown, with hundreds of Arabs hurling rocks at the IDF soldiers. The troops employed riot control methods to disperse the mob.Hana Levi Julian
At around 9:30 pm Monday evening, an Arab terrorist lunged at an Israeli soldier with a knife in his hand.
The incident took place in the Abu Senina neighborhood of Hebron, according to a statement by the IDF, while the forces were carrying out a patrol of the area.
The terrorist was neutralized by other soldiers in the area, who overpowered the attacker without firing their weapons. He was arrested and transferred to security personnel for interrogation.
Earlier in the day, two terrorists in Hebron tried to stab Israeli Border Guard Police officers at the Cave of the Patriarchs, near the Tel Rumeida neighborhood.
Both of the attackers, residents of Hebron, were shot by IDF soldiers stationed at the site. One of the terrorists died at the scene of the attempted stabbing; the second was pronounced dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.Hana Levi Julian
An armed Arab teen from the community of Aqabat Jaber in the Jericho governorate was caught Sunday by Israeli Border Guard police officers. The teen was spotted monitoring the Border Guard base in the Jordan Valley.
A routine search of the boy’s belongings turned up two firebombs (Molotov cocktails) and a knife.
Security forces said they believe the suspect intended to carry out an attack against officers stationed in the area.
The teen was taken into custody for questioning.Hana Levi Julian
A terrorist stabbing attack was averted on Wednesday when alert Israeli forces serving at “Rachel’s checkpoint” became suspicious of one of the Arab residents in the area who asked to pass through and into the area.
The man aroused the suspicions of the soldiers with his behavior, and was taken aside for a body search by police.
Security forces discovered a large knife hidden beneath the man’s shirt.
The suspect was placed under arrest and subsequently transferred to security personnel for interrogation.Hana Levi Julian
On Monday, vigilant policemen in the Old City of Jerusalem caught a 24-year-old Arab woman who was planning to commit a terror attack, according to Israeli police.
The woman, a Palestinian Authority resident, raised the suspicion of policemen stationed in the city. They checked her bag and found a large knife.
The woman said she was there to stab police officers.
This wasn’t the woman’s first time. In fact, she had been previously caught three times with a knife.
In her previous attempts, she was caught at a Hebron checkpoint where she said she was planning to stab security personnel.Jewish Press News Briefs