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WATCH: Border Police stop terrorist en-route to suicide bombing at Tapuah Junction
Border Police forces have foiled an attempted suicide bombing at Tapuah Junction on Friday in the northern West Bank.
The suicide bomber wore heavy clothing on a hot day and walked in a strange manner, arousing the suspicions of Border Police officers at the junction. After being forced to lie on the ground and reveal 12 pipe bombs wrapped around his body and connected by wires. Border Police called in a bomb disposal team, which dismantled the belt.
Image of pipe bomb found on terrorist at Tapuah Junction/IDF SPOKESPERSON
The Palestinian was then arrested and taken for questioning while a bomb squad dismantled the explosives and submitted the devices for further inspections to determine the explosive material which was used.
The terrorist was identified as a Palestinian man in his 20’s, who arrived at the junction from Nablus area. Security forces believe that the bomber intended to strike the soldiers at the check point but are also investigating other possibilities
The security forces have closed the area off to traffic.