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Pedestrians blocked by police in Givatyaim during manhunt for two terrorists.

Police arrested two suspected terrorists in metropolitan Tel Aviv late Thursday morning after an intelligence report set off a massive aerial and ground manhunt.

A police helicopter participated in a search for the vehicle of the suspected terrorists in Givatayim, near Tel Aviv, and police arrested them in a  building where they had fled. Their vehicle was found.


The suspects are from eastern Jerusalem, and they have been turned over to the Israeli Security Agency (Shin Bet) for questioning. Security sources declined to confirm or deny that the terrorists were armed.

The suspected terrorists reportedly had been seen in area of the Azriella Mall in Tel Aviv.

Roadblocks were set up, and the highway from Givatayim to Tel Aviv was closed for an hour before police re-opened it.

Hundreds of IDF soldiers and police were deployed on the ground.


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Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


  1. I wish Israel would quit saying the U.S. Or America is doing this or that to them and say congress or Obama is doing this or that because there are so many of us that prays daily for the safety and peace of Israel and we stand with all the Jewish people and the whole country of Israel!!!
    We r #Israelstrong !!!

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