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  8/4/2014, Av 8, 5774

South Africa: Armed 'Palestinian' Arrested Near Pro-Israel Demo

South African police arrested a "Palestinian" man in possession of several illegal firearms outside a pro-Israel rally in Johannesburg on Sunday, potentially preventing a violent attack on thousands of peaceful protesters.

South African police on Sunday reported via Twitter that a "Palestinian national" had been apprehended outside the golf club in Linksfield where the event was taking place, equipped with "a rifle, revolver, shotgun and three knives."