IDF says it arrested 3 Palestinians who smuggled weapons from Jordan

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

Israeli troops arrest three suspects who smuggled several weapons from Jordan, the military says.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, troops spotted the three suspects near the Palestinian town of al-Auja, north of the West Bank city of Jericho.

IDF soldiers and police officers arrested the men, who were found to be carrying a bag with 10 handguns. The suspects have been taken in for questioning.

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