Israeli police make one arrest in search for terrorist infiltrator


JERUSALEM (JTA) — At least one man was arrested during a search by police for a Palestinian terrorist who may have infiltrated Israel near Netanya.

The man arrested on Tuesday was from the Arab-Israeli community of Tayibe, which is located in central Israel near Kfar Saba.

Police set up roadblocks in central Israel following intelligence information about a terrorist. The search was called off after the arrest, Ynet reported.

Cars were searched at the roadblocks, causing massive traffic congestion.

Israel’s military and search helicopters were involved in locating the possible terrorist infiltrator, according to reports. It was believed that he was trying to reach Tel Aviv.

On Monday, an Israeli was injured when a bus driving near the Tapuach Junction in the northern West Bank was hit with a firebomb. The bus also was damaged.

The same day, a 3-year-old girl was injured when the bus in which she was riding in eastern Jerusalem was hit with a rock, breaking a window.



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