IDF soldiers thwart terrorist attack, arrest three suspects


IDF troops stopped an attempted terrorist attack in the West Bank settlement of Beit El late Monday night, according to the IDF Spokesperson.

The soldiers identified three suspects throwing Molotov cocktails at houses and worked to apprehend them, using live fire as required.

Two suspects were said to have been hit by the soldiers’ fire, the spokesperson said.

On March 8, three terrorist attacks were reported within 48 hours. An attempted stabbing attack was reported at the Sde Ephraim farm on Monday after a Palestinian woman entered the farm and attempted to stab the wife of the owner, according to the IDF. The woman was stopped by local residents and no one was injured in the incident.

On Sunday night, the IDF thwarted an attempted stabbing attack in the Palestinian town of Tubas in the West Bank, north of Nablus, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. 

In a third event, IDF forces identified two suspects throwing Molotov cocktails at passing Israeli cars on the road near  the village of al-Khader on Monday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reported.

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