Israeli security forces thwarted a planned Palestinian suicide bombing in the West Bank. Acting on intelligence, the Shin Bet arrested two Palestinian women at a checkpoint outside Nablus on Wednesday night. One of the detainees is believed to be a would-be suicide bomber from Fatah who was en route to an attack in Israel, the other her accomplice.
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