Israeli troops have arrested an armed Palestinian dressed as a soldier near the settlement of Ma’ale Levona, according to the Binyamin Regional Council.
A statement from the council says Israeli residents of the area spotted the suspect walking along Route 60 and alerted local authorities, who in turn informed the military.
The Israel Defense Forces confirms the arrest and says the suspect has been taken for questioning.
Photos of the Palestinian dressed as an IDF soldier, armed with a hunting rifle, a knife, and pepper spray, who was arrest near Ma'ale Levona in the West Bank pic.twitter.com/cTTSphpuSg
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