Sunday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron apprehended 5 suspects on motzei Shabbos.

**The Eilat man arrested after swimming into Egyptian territorial waters last week has been released. As reported earlier, it is not the first time the mentally ill man has done this. He spent 10 days in Egyptian lockup in this most recent incident.

**A 19-y/o male was moderately injured in a stabbing incident on Palmachim beach.

**A man was moderately injured in a stabbing incident on an Ashdod beach.

**Two fired were extinguished without incident in Meron on motzei shabbos as hundreds of thousands continue making their way to Kever Rashbi.

**Meah Shearim: Israeli flags were burned in a number of Lag B’Omer bonfires.

**A girl in reported in light-to-moderate condition as a result of burns from a Lag B’Omer bonfire in Bnei Brak.

**Vandals set a number of garbage receptacles ablaze in Tzfas on motzei shabbos. No injuries.

**Ichud Hatzalah EMTs treated a boy bitten by a snake on Eliezer St. in Beit Shemesh on motzei shabbos. The victim is reported in light condition.

**Motzei shabbos rock-throwing attacks along the Gush Etzion – Chevron Hwy. No injuries were reported.

**Israeli who entered PA-occupied Yericho and Beit Lechem on shabbos were escorted out by PA security and turned over to authorities.

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)