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IDF soldiers arrest gun-, knife-toting Palestinian

IDF soldiers have arrested an armed Palestinian man during operational activity near the Ma’ale Shomron settlement in the West Bank, the army says.

A gun found by IDF soldiers on the person of a Palestinian man arrested in the West Bank on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (IDF)
A gun found by IDF soldiers on the person of a Palestinian man arrested in the West Bank on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (IDF)

In a statement, the IDF says a group of reservists stopped the man and found in his possession a makeshift gun and a knife.

Meanwhile, near Beit Fajjar, in the Bethlehem area, a group of soldiers arrested a female Palestinian who threw rocks at them.

Upon arresting her, they found a knife on her person.

The two were being interrogated, the statement says.

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