Security forces during the night of 4 Nissan (Sunday to Monday) arrested 12 suspects in Issawiya allegedly responsible for firebomb and rock attacks in the area, primarily on the Maale Adumim – Jerusalem Highway. They are also linked to disturbances with law enforcement agencies in the Jerusalem district.
After gathering intelligence evidence and video footage against the suspects, police and border police during the night moved in and made the arrests. Police were attacked with stones as they left the Arab area. B’chasdei Hashem there were no reports of injuries. The suspects are being questioned and they will be arraigned.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)