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Security forces arrest suspected terrorists who killed Ariel security guard

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

Israeli security and rescue personnel at the scene of a shooting attack, at the entrance to Ariel, in the West Bank, on April 30, 2022. (Flash90)
Israeli security and rescue personnel at the scene of a shooting attack, at the entrance to Ariel, in the West Bank, on April 30, 2022. (Flash90)

Counterterrorism officers have arrested two Palestinians allegedly behind a deadly shooting attack near the West Bank settlement of Ariel, the Shin Bet security agency and Israel Police say.

The two alleged gunmen were arrested in the nearby town of Qarawat Bani Hassan. Both their weapons were also seized during the arrest, the Shin Bet says.

They have been taken for further questioning.

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