Bomb-toting Palestinians arrested at checkpoint


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Palestinians carrying a homemade bomb and a stun grenade were arrested at a West Bank checkpoint.

The men were arrested Sunday evening near Nablus and transferred for questioning, according to a statement issued by the Israel Defense Forces.

Meanwhile, a Palestinian teen was found Monday to be carrying a gun and three pocket knives at a checkpoint near northern Jerusalem.

Also Monday, Palestinians throwing rocks damaged an Israeli bus traveling in the Etzion bloc.

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