Palestinians with pipe bombs held

2012-01-08 18:27

Jerusalem - Four Palestinian men were detained on Sunday after Israeli troops at a West Bank checkpoint discovered 12 pipe bombs, a knife and a gun in their possession, an Israeli police spokesperson said.

"Four Palestinians were arrested at the Salem checkpoint. They had a commando knife, a pistol and 12 explosives. They were arrested and taken for questioning and the investigation is continuing," spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld told AFP.

Salem checkpoint is near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Israeli media said the men were carrying pipe bombs strapped to their bodies and inside bags. The Ynet news website said the checkpoint was closed after the incident.

There was no immediate information on whether the men belonged to a militant organisation or were planning an attack.

  • Sharkshoot - 2012-01-08 19:08

    Watch this useless terrorist state eventually gain membership to the UN...

      Barry - 2012-01-08 19:19

      Correction "Freedom fighter state" Let us hope they do get membership to the UN. The sooner the better.

      Sharkshoot - 2012-01-08 19:24

      The UN made that mistake once and the Americans simply withdrew funds for that organisation. A lesson learnt for the UN. Support terrorist states and we withdraw funding.

      goyougoodthing - 2012-01-08 19:58

      They are not terrorists, they are fighting for control of their own country.

      Barry - 2012-01-08 20:06

      @shark..The Americans greatest achievement is their export of Economic Terrorism. So if you looking for a terrorist state look no further than the USA.

      Sharkshoot - 2012-01-08 21:41

      I see. So Americans are exporting suicide bombers. My my, you are a fountain of knowlege. The CIA has been looking in all the wrong places for yeeeeears now.

      Jameel - 2012-01-08 22:51

      Doesnt make sense, who would go through a check point loaded with such amunition...

      Barry - 2012-01-09 06:54

      @shark. I don't think the USA is exporting suicide bombers. Not sure where you get your information. As for the CIA they are one of the key organs the USA use to create most of the disinformation we read in their vain attempt to convince you and me that they are defenders of the "Free World".

      Blade - 2012-01-09 10:09

      They should put them in a cell with the pipe bombs and detonate them.

      Barry - 2012-01-09 19:37

      @blade ..with you with them

  • Adam - 2012-01-09 23:09

    martyr them all. they have no problem in dieing? they even teach their kids its a good idea! so why stop them? islam, what a joke. the only thing thats more harmful to this world are its sympathysers, who turn a blind eye at every possible action done by these monsters. ooo blame israel, blame america.... why dont you blame the frieking people who call for the death of innocent jews and now christians. why dont muslims show us they can govern a country with out turning it into hell on earth before they try start up a new one. i mean who wouldnt want to live underthe sunny skies of pakistand, or the quite land of syria. every mans dream!! how to deal with islamic propaganda: tell them to shut up like you would tell your dog to make its mess out side! you see, its not extreme islam that calls for all these crazy things, its moderate islam as well! where has any one ever seen an islamic community leader stand up and say: look guys, this whole death to america and israel is kinda bad i think we should all just get along... not a chance. wake up. smell the halaal coffe. it dousnt smell too kosher

      BA - 2012-01-11 11:58


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