Two PA (Palestinian Authority) residents of Shechem were stopped by police and border police who felt they were suspicious. The two, who arrived in the area of Yishuv Tapuach by cab, were heading towards a checkpoint when authorities became suspicious. Realizing they aroused the suspicions of the security forces they fled, but were apprehended.
They were found to be in possession of five pipe bombs, a pistol and ammunition, which officials’ report they planned to use in a terror attack at Tapuach. The suspects were taken into custody. Bomb demolition technicians neutralized the bombs without incident.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)