Attack in Jerusalem thwarted by police

Monday, December 19, 2005 |    

Police caught two Palestinian teens, armed with medium-sized pipe bombs, two firebombs, two knives, and a Hamas flag, planning to carry out a terror attack in Jerusalem. The teens were spotted near the security barrier on the outskirts of the southeastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa, police said. The suspects hurled a firebomb at the police who chased them. No one was wounded. The two Palestinians, 16 and 17-year-old, told police investigators that they planned to carry out a terror attack in Jerusalem, the police said.

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