News Briefs

  5/27/2014, Iyar 27, 5774

14 Wanted Terror Suspects Arrested; Weapon Seized

The Israel Defense Forces arrested 14 wanted terror suspects, Monday evening, in the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria (Shomron). Five of the arrests were made in the western Samarian city of Tulkarm, with a like amount taken into custody in the Judean Arab settlement of Beit Ummar, on the Jerusalem-Hevron highway. Single arrests were reported in Ya'bed, near the Samarian city of Jenin, and the Ramallah-area settlements of Al-Kabiba and Malakh, as well as the settlement of Idna, southwest of Hevron, where soldiers seized an improvised handgun.

The suspects were turned over to security agencies for further questioning.