IDF Soldiers Arrest Five on Rioting, Weapons Charges

Palestinian terrorists hurl stones during clashes with Israel security forces. (Flash90)
Palestinian terrorists hurl stones during clashes with Israel security forces. (Flash90)

YERUSHALAYIM - Terrorists overnight Sunday threw firebombs at IDF forces that were operating in the Arab town of Abu Dis next to Yerushalayim. No soldiers were hurt in the incident.

A number of rock and firebomb throwing incidents were reported overnight Sunday. Incidents were reported in Givat Assaf, next to Beit El, outside the village of Bani Na’im near Chevron, near the Hizme checkpoint outside Yerushalayim, the Atarot industrial area, A-Tur and Ras al-Amud.

Overnight Sunday, security officials said they arrested 5 wanted security suspects in other areas in Yehudah and Shomron. The suspects were wanted for participating in rioting and throwing stones and firebombs that endangered Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers. Several of the suspects were also charged with belonging to Hamas. All were being questioned on their activities by security forces.