Border police seize explosives lab

Overnight raid in northern Jerusalem reveals bombs, explosives.

Mordechai Sones ,

Pipe bomb
Pipe bomb

Israel police has revealed that overnight, Judea and Samaria Border Police units raided an area in the northern Jerusalem Abu Dis neighborhood and captured an explosives laboratory.

The operation took place after over 30 explosive pipe bombs were thrown at security personnel since the beginning of the year.

Two suspects were arrested in the operation for being active in attacking officers in previous incidents and throwing the explosive devices.

Components and charges were also found in the laboratory used for preparing the explosive devises.

Police and border police operations continue to prevent attacks in and around the different areas.

Pipe bombs seized in raid
Police Spokeswoman

Pipe bomb seized in raid

Police Spokeswoman