Terrorist (illustration)
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Police carried out extensive searches in the Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem following reports of a suspicious individual planning to carry out an attack in the capital city.

The suspect was located and taken in for questioning in the afternoon, with no indication of wrongdoing as a result of the investigation.

Police stress that suspicions of a potential attack have not been verified at this stage, and that the suspect remains in custody.