News Briefs

  1/16/2012, Tevet 21, 5772

18 Wanted Terror Suspects Arrested

The Israel Defense Forces arrested 18 wanted terror suspects, Sunday evening, in the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria. The Kefir anti-terror unit arrested five suspects in Bita, south of Hevron, and confiscated a rifle, a pistol and ammunition Four arrests were made in Hevron, where more ammunition and a knife were found. Four arrests were also reported in Beit Lakia, southwest of Ramallah. Three suspects were arrested in El-Aroub, along the Jerusalem-Hevron highway, and two were arrested in Shechem.

The detainees were turned over to security agencies for further investigation.