Police Nab Terrorist Riding Bus to Attack

YERUSHALAYIM -

Israel Border Police caught a would-be terrorist in Yerushalayim Monday riding a bus en route to carrying out an attack.

The police stopped the bus following a tip, and spotted the suspicious 19-year-old while searching the bus. Under questioning, he admitted that after entering Israel illegally, he was traveling to Damascus Gate to perpetrate an attack on Israeli security forces. He was found to be carrying a knife.

The stop-and-search took place in the A-Tur neighborhood of east Yerushalayim on a bus operated by an east Yerushalayim public transportation company.