An Arab male was apprehended in the Gush Etzion community of Efrat on Wednesday, 27 Sivan 5773. According to reports, the male was apprehended as he was climbing over a security fence in the area of the community tennis courts. A knife which he apparently threw over the fence was found near him when the arrest was made. He was apprehended by a community security officer with assistance from the IDF.
It is believed the suspect planned to carry out a terror attack in the community.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)