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May 20, 2022
Police arrest Palestinian with an axe, suicide note in Samaria
(JNS) — A 22-year-old resident of Al-Bireh was arrested on Sunday night after police found an axe in his vehicle, along with a suicide note stating his intention of carrying out a terror attack, police said in a statement.
The suspect had been pulled over at Tapuah Junction, just east of Ariel in Judea and Samaria, during a police patrol to “prevent friction and maintain public order,” according to police.
An initial investigation found that the suspect had been driving around for an hour looking for solitary Israelis, wit...
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