Two Arabs Arrested After Pipe-Bomb Attack on Kever Rochel

IDF forces arrest a suspect in the Al-Aida refugee camp, overnight Wednesday.(Police Spokesman)

Two 25-year-old residents of the Al-Aida refugee camp in the Beit Lechem area have been arrested on suspicion of throwing a pipe bomb at Kever Rochel, on Wednesday evening.

Late Wednesday, IDF and Border Police forces launched widespread searches in the nearby refugee camp. Two 25-year-old suspects were arrested, one of them carrying a knife. Police said that one of the men is suspected of belonging to the Hamas terror group.

Equipment suspected of being used to make pipe bombs, found in the home of a Palestinian in the Al-Aida refugee camp, Thursday. (Police Spokesman)

Forces later raided the home of one of the suspects and seized equipment used to produce the homemade explosive devices.