Border cops arrest wanted terror suspect near Jenin

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Police say Border Police officers have arrested a wanted terror suspect in the West Bank town of Burqin, near Jenin.

Muhammed Jarar is suspected of “recent involvement in extensive terrorist activity,” according to a police spokesperson.

During the operation, undercover troops and Border Police officers opened fire at Palestinian gunmen who shot at them, police say.

No officers are hurt, the spokesman adds.

Jarar, who was arrested at his home, is transferred to the Shin Bet security agency for further questioning.

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