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Palestinian teen with knife arrested at Allenby crossing after claiming he wanted to kill Israelis — authorities

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

A knife found on a Palestinian suspect at the Allenby crossing, August 2, 2022. (Israel Airports Authority)
A knife found on a Palestinian suspect at the Allenby crossing, August 2, 2022. (Israel Airports Authority)

A Palestinian teen is arrested at the Allenby crossing between the West Bank and Jordan with a knife, after he claimed to border guards he sought to kill Israelis, the Israel Airports Authority says.

According to the IAA, the suspect, born in 2003, told inspectors that he had a knife and he intended to kill Israelis.

“A security guard demanded the suspect take the knife out of the bag and put the knife aside, and after taking the knife out he was handed over to security forces for interrogation,” the IAA says.

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