PALESTINE (OBSERVATORY) – Israeli soldiers arrested 11 Palestinians suspected of involvement in terrorist activities over the weekend in the West Bank and seized several small arms. This was reported on Sunday by the press service of the IDF.
“Over the weekend, with the support of the police, the border police and the General Security Service of Israel [Shin Bet, Counterintelligence], 11 Palestinians were arrested in Judea and Samaria (the Israeli designation of the West Bank – ed.), on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities, mass terror and acts of violence against Israeli civilians and soldiers, “the military communiqué said in a statement circulated,” five pieces of firearms were busted during the searches molecular production and one rifle M16″.
The army press service added that “the suspects were transferred for questioning to counterintelligence agents.”
The situation in the zone of the Palestinian-Israeli confrontation worsened in September 2015. Since then, over 50 Israelis and several foreigners have been killed as a result of more than 300 attacks using cold and firearms, explosive devices, and cars as rams in Israel and the West Bank.