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  Tishrei 6, 5777 , 08/10/16

Border police uncover weapons cache in Dheisheh

Israeli Border Police confiscated a weapons cache in the Dheisheh refugee camp near Bethlehem. The weapons were intended for use in terror attacks.

Rocks were thrown at the Border Police while they were in Dheisheh. None were injured.

The Border Police entered Dheisheh after they stopped a car with five suspects at the Jabel Mukaber checkpoint in southeast Jerusalem. One of the suspects attempted to hide his cellular phone, which had pictures of Border Police checkpoints and a bag with weapons.

During the investigation, the police discovered the bag was located in a Dheisheh shoe store. 

The 21-year-old suspect was arrested.

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