A 20-year-old Palestinian man was arrested by Border Police in the community of Har Adar some 15 kilometers west of Jerusalem Saturday morning. A knife was found nearby to the spot where the man was arrested. He later told security forces that he had planned to carry out a stabbing attack. In September 2017, two security guards and a Border Police officer were killed in a shooting attack on a checkpoint at the entrance to Har Adar.
An IDF aerial craft struck a Palestinian cell launching incendiary balloons into Israel from the Gaza Strip, the military said Friday afternoon. The incident came as some 2,000 Palestinian rioted at several spots along the border. According to Palestinian reports, the IDF opened fire at rioters causing several injuries. On Thursday, the Security Cabinet instructed the IDF to escalate its response to Palestinian violence along the border.
The Hamas Armed Wing have released a video in a bid to threaten Israel “not to make a mistake,” when dealing with terrorist group in Gaza.
The video, which shows operatives dressed in the military wing garb loading and preparing rockets, is captioned, “Do not misread us, don’t make a mistake – it will not be good for you.”