Police report that a burning tire with a LP gas tank placed inside was positioned on Route 433, the Jerusalem-Modi’in Highway during the night near the Arab village of Hirbat al-Muzbah.
B’chasdei Hashem the device was detected and police and the fire department were summoned in time. Firemen extinguished the burning tire before the gas canister exploded.
There is a continuing increase in Arab attacks against Israeli motorists traveling in areas throughout Yehuda and Shomron, including gunfire, firebombs and rocks.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)