A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists landed in the Eshkol Regional Council district during the night. There were no reports of injuries or damage.
** The Emir of Qatar visiting Gaza today, the first state leader to do so since embargo on Gaza in 2007.
** A pedestrian in her 60s was hit by a vehicle on Usshiskin Street in Bnei Brak, by a vehicle traveling in reverse. She is listed in moderate condition. Hatzalah Gush Dan EMTs treated her on the scene and she was transported to a local hospital.
12:19: A 20-year-old Arab male was apprehended at the Kalandia Checkpoint of N. Yerushalayim with eight explosive devices in his tool box.
** Police report uncovering “largest bomb-making facility in the country” in an 8-story Cholon building, serving the underworld and other criminals seeking bombs and bomb components. It was run by an 18-year-old working with his 53-year-old father.
13:05: The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is accepting responsibility for the AM bomb attack in which a Givati Brigade company commander was seriously injured.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)