Israeli soldiers arrested, on Saturday morning, a Palestinian youth at a military checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Jenin.

Soldiers at the checkpoint arrested the 17-year-old male, after claiming he was carrying bombs.

“Soldiers discovered the bombs, he was concealing, when one of them was dropped to the floor”, army source claimed.

Initial interrogations reveal that he intended to detonate the explosives near the soldiers at the checkpoint. Sappers were called in to defuse the bombs.