3 Palestinians arrested on security charges today

Man shot while trying to break through checkpoint. Two others caught with knives.

Uzi Baruch,

IDF checkpoint (illustrative)
IDF checkpoint (illustrative)
Flash 90

IDF forces arrested a Palestinian man suspected of trying to cross into fully-sovereign Israel this evening (Saturday). The incident occurred at the Oranit checkpoint.

The soldiers yelled at the man to stop and fired warning shots. One of the warning shots hit and wounded the suspect.

A Palestinian woman was arrested this morning near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron, after she ignoring commands from the Border Police to stop. During the arrest, officers found a knife that they believe was intended for use in an attack. The suspect was taken for questioning.

A third Palestinian was also arrested today, near Har Hevron. He also had a knife on him at the time and was taken for questioning.




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