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  Shvat 19, 5775 , 08/02/15

Five Arabs Arrested for Attempted Smuggling of Fireworks

Five Arab suspects were arrested today (Sunday) at the Salem checkpoint, near Shechem (Nablus) while attempting to smuggle fireworks for use against IDF personnel at the crossing.

The incident started this afternoon when a person approaching the checkpoint aroused the suspicions of MP's who were stationed there who detained the suspect in order to question him. During the course of the investigation, the suspect said that his car, due to arrive at the checkpoint, contained several youths who had beehive fireworks (multiple launchers of containing thousands of bottle rockets) that were intended for use against IDF personnel stationed in the area.

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