IDF checkpoints

Palestinian Carrying 7 Bombs Stopped At Jordan Valley Checkpoint

04/12/2012

Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in the Jordan Valley discovered seven homemade bombs on the body of a Palestinian man.

The Palestinian, 19, from Nablus, attempted to cross the checkpoint Wednesday with the seven bombs and several knives, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

He planned to attack either Israeli citizens or soldiers during the intermediate days of Passover, which is a busy vacation season in Israel.

He was searched at the checkpoint after acting suspiciously, Ynet reported. He had also set off the metal detector.

Four Palestinians Carrying 12 Bombs Intercepted At Jenin-Area Checkpoint

01/09/2012

Four Palestinians attempting to enter Israel through a West Bank checkpoint with a gun, a knife and a dozen bombs were arrested.

The men, who also were carrying a gun and a knife, were suspected of being on their way to carry out a terror attack, according to reports. The location of their target was unknown. They were attempting to enter Israel through a checkpoint near Jenin.

The suspects are being questioned by the military.

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