B’chasdei Hashem, border police on Thursday, 10 Teves, apprehended a male carrying an explosive device on him at the entrance to the Shomron Military Court. It appears the suspect in custody was carrying a pipe bomb, the border police spokesman’s report states.
The suspect attracted the suspicion of border police, who stopped him and determined he has a pipe bomb in his possession. The suspect is a 16-year-old from the Jenin refuge camp.
The court and area around it were shut down and bomb demolition technicians summoned to the scene.
This marks the second time an armed terrorist was apprehended trying to enter the court in about ten days.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)