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Palestinians Caught With 10 Pipe Bombs Near Checkpoint

by Mike Fegelman

Ynet news reports a thwarted terror attack. Two Palestinians carrying 10 pipe bombs, a gun and bullets were caught near the Salem checkpoint, intending to enter Israel. The bombs were dismantled and the Palestinians were turned over to security forces.

Last week, a Palestinian trying to cross the Jenin checkpoint was caught with 11 explosive devices.

"An investigation of the previous incident suggests that the suspects planned on carrying out a terrorist attack at the court," the battalion commander Lt. Col. Erez Raven said.

No reaction yet from anti-checkpoint activists, who consider Israel’s checkpoints a humanitarian travesty for the Palestinians.
 

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