TERROR ATTACK THWARTED IN WEST BANK SETTLEMENT NORTH OF JERUSALEM
Palestinian man was detained Thursday morning at the entrance to the West Bank settlement of Kokhav Ya’akov, situated 15 km north of Jerusalem, after a routine search in the suspect’s bag revealed that he had stashed away two knives and a Quoran. The man was arrested and taken to an investigation, where he admitted that he had intended to pass the bag on to another man who was slated to carry out a terror attack in the area.
The suspected terrorist was arrested after police received a report about a suspicious-looking individual roaming around the entrance to the settlement. Forces that were dispatched to the scene started chasing after him and managed to stop him before he could flee.