Palestinian arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks, shooting at West Bank road

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian man suspected of throwing rocks and firing gunshots at a road in the northern West Bank near Qalqilya, using a homemade firearm, the army says.

“After the arrest, the weapon and ammunition were found found on the suspect,” the military says in a statement.

Both the suspect and the firearm have been handed over to the Shin Bet security service.

— Judah Ari Gross

A homemade gun that a Palestinian man allegedly used to shoot at cars on a highway in the northern West Bank, near the Alfei Menashe settlement, on January 15, 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)

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