Kfir force foiled smuggling attempt in Valley

הרובה המאולתר על רקע התיק בו הוסתר. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Makeshift weapons captured in the car kids beka’ot. From the beginning of the week, IDF forces arrested 25 wanted Palestinians in Judea

תאריך: 21/01/2014, 23:40    
מחבר: דנה פטרוב, אתר צה”ל

Power from the Shimshon Battalion of the Kfir Brigade unveiled tonight (Tue) an improvised weapon and stack inside a car at a checkpoint in beka’ot. The weapon was hidden inside a child’s backpack near the driver’s seat. The weapon was revealed thanks to the alertness of three battalion, which noticed suspicious behavior of the driver. “The suspicion arose after the driver passed a basic staple then decided to retrace” operational company, battalion, Captain Sefi. “He saw and decided to do a thorough check on vehicles.

Beka’ot checkpoint is a major traffic artery with thousands of people every day, and at battalion required constant alertness. Yesterday got a full checkpoint Regiment which was arrested in operation Lily by IDF forces, after receiving intelligence indication that ambocsh reaches the checkpoint. Since the beginning of the week the IDF forces in Judea and Samaria is 25. A month and a half ago was captured at a checkpoint with IEDs. “At the checkpoint passes a large number of residents coming from area A, usually to work in the Valley, and we’re checking anyone who looks suspicious,” explained Captain Moore.

Shimshon Battalion found in recent months in an operational area employment Valley, and in addition to his activities at the checkpoint, it makes a lot of weaponry exploration. “The fighters clear their mission is to protect the residents and allow them to sleep quietly at night,” said Captain Moore.

Translated from Hebrew