Israel foils two terror attacks

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to Soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces’ Kfir Brigade thwarted a terror attack near the Gush Etzion community of Migdal Oz on Saturday evening.

The IDF received a report of suspicious individuals approaching the south side of the fence that encircles Migdal Oz. Soldiers sent to the area arrested four Palestinians who were driving in a vehicle near the community’s fence. A search of the vehicle uncovered three knives and an improvised weapon.

“The suspects were on their way to carry out a terror attack in the community,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

In another foiled terror attack, on Friday an Israeli border policeman was moderately injured while subduing a female terrorist who attempted to stab him and another Border Police officer stationed near Damascus Gate on the edge of Jerusalem’s Old City.

Posted on January 5, 2014 .