Photo Credit: Yonatan Sindel / Flash 90
Israeli border police officers guard near the security fence, near the Palestinian Authority village of Hizme, Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

Two armed Palestinian Authority Arabs were arrested Monday by Israel Defense Forces while approaching the security fence near the city of Jenin.

The suspects were among a group of several Arabs who were spotted by IDF soldiers approaching the fence, and were chased, the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement.

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The two who were captured were carrying a knife and an M-16 assault rifle. Both were transferred to security personnel for interrogation.

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