Pipe Bomb Defused Near Maaras Hamachpeleh

YERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia Staff) -

A terrorist attempt was prevented on Wednesday night when Border Police stationed near Maaras Hamachpeleh discovering an explosive device and then had it disarmed by a sapper, The Jerusalem Post reported.

“We are aware of attempts by terrorists to hurt security forces and that is why we perform checks like this,” said the the commander of the squad that found the explosive. The device was found during a routine security check.