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Police continue operations aimed at tracking down and confiscating illegal weapons in the eastern capital. Acting on intelligence information obtained by undercover agents, police operated in the Shuafat Refugee Camp, which led to uncovering illegal weapons and ammunition including pipe bombs.
Last week, police stopped a suspicious vehicle and in the glove box they found four pipe bombs. The driver, a resident of Shuafat, was taken into custody. In the operation which took place on Tuesday night, the eve of 20 Sivan, a M-16 assault rifle, magazines, gloves, and other weapons and ammunition were recovered.
B’chasdei Hashem there were no injuries to security forces taking part in the operation.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)