Israeli security sources reported that soldiers took four residents
prisoner, near Jenin in the northern part of the West Bank. The four
according to the Israeli security are Islamic Jihad members and were
planning a suicide bombing in Israel.
The army, and the Shin Bet security services, took four residents prisoner on Wednesday at night, and claimed that the four were in the final stages of planning an attack inside Israel.
The four residents were taken prisoner in Qabatia town, near Jenin, after exchanging fore with the army, military sources reported.
According to the Israeli security, the attack was planned to be carried out inside Israel in the “immediate future”.
During the search, soldiers reported uncovering an explosive device, two AK-47 assault rifles, M16 assault rifle, and protective gear.
Elsewhere in the West Bank, at least ten residents were taken prisoner in separate invasions.
In the Gaza Strip, Israeli army helicopters fired a missile at a group of residents and killed one while invading ground troops shot and injured eight school boys east of Beit Lahia, on Thursday morning.