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Palestinian caught with pipe bomb at West Bank military courthouse

- February 13, 2018




Border Police guards and IDF military police on Tuesday foiled an attempt to bring a pipe bomb packed with metal shards into the Samaria Military Court in the northern West Bank, police said in a statement.

A Palestinian man who was seeking to enter the building was found to be hiding the explosive device under his clothes.

It was the second such incident in a week at the same courthouse.

The officers’ actions “saved lives,” the statement said.

A Palestinian man who arrived at the court building was asked to submit to a metal detector scan. The scanner alerted the guards that the man was carrying a metal object.


Read full article on The Times of Israel. 

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