The Israeli Army claimed Tuesday [July 30 2013} that Israeli soldiers managed to uncover a rifle during what was described as “a routine inspection” of cars near the southern West Bank city of Hebron.An Israeli military officer claimed that the soldiers located an automatic rifle, and several magazines, with two Palestinian youths.

The officer added that two more persons, holding Israeli citizenship, were also arrested in the area, and that the army believes the two were smuggling weapons.

All four persons have been taken to a police station in the area for interrogation.