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'Hanukkah Miracle' Nixes Likely Terror Attack
Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/12/11 | David Lev

Posted on 12/27/2011 4:37:10 AM PST by Eleutheria5

An observant IDF soldier may have prevented a major terrorist attack in a large Israeli city, in what soldiers and commanders called a “Hanukkah miracle.” An Arab terrorist who may have been on his way to the town of Har Bracha in central Samaria, was nabbed Tuesday morning when an IDF soldier arrested him, finding two large pipe bombs on his person.

What attracted the attention of the soldier was the unusually large bag the Arab was carrying. The soldier stopped the Arab, who was climbing up a hill that leads to Har Bracha, located near Shechem. The soldier grabbed the 18-year-old Arab's bag, and found in it not only the aforementioned pipe bombs, but also a molotov cocktail and ammunition. The Arab was immediately arrested and questioned. A search of the area by troops yielded a second bag with similar contents.

It should be noted that the spot where the Arab was arrested is mere meters away from the former location of the Hawara checkpoint, which was removed at the orders of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Arabs who attempted to smuggle weapons were routinely caught at this crossing, into and out of the Shechem area.

Samaria Council chairman Gershon Mesika phoned the commander of the brigade that arrested the Arab and thanked him for his and his soldiers' efforts.

“We salute the IDF for its work in preventing this attack, which could have been carried out against a major community in Samaria, or perhaps even a large city in the center of the country. Your soldier's awareness prevented this attack.

"But we cannot rely on miracles. I call on the government yet again to restore the Hawara checkpoint. Dozens of terrorists were caught there...."

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: foiled; hanukkah; harbracha; terror
But wait. This was obviously a case of racial profiling. Throw the case out./s
1 posted on 12/27/2011 4:37:18 AM PST by Eleutheria5
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Thanks Eleutheria5.
An Arab terrorist who may have been on his way to the town of Har Bracha in central Samaria, was nabbed Tuesday morning when an IDF soldier arrested him, finding two large pipe bombs on his person.

2 posted on 12/27/2011 4:46:29 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Two words: summary executions.


3 posted on 12/27/2011 4:52:52 AM PST by papertyger
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To: Eleutheria5
It should be noted that the spot where the Arab was arrested is mere meters away from the former location of the Hawara checkpoint, which was removed at the orders of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Arabs who attempted to smuggle weapons were routinely caught at this crossing, into and out of the Shechem area.

Who wants to bet that behind this foolish move, lies the doings of this Islamo-Fascist, Appeasing/Supporting Administration???

It is time for Bibi to smarten up and tell our Dear Leader to go "F" himself and quit making demands on Israel which are dangerous to its safety and inimical to its survival, as O'Bummer does NOT have Israel's best interest at heart!

4 posted on 12/27/2011 5:01:15 AM PST by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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5 posted on 12/27/2011 5:09:25 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims¬óDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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To: papertyger

“Two words: summary executions.”

Oh no . . . Save that for later. Make him squeeel like a pig first and when they’re sure that they’ve gleened all the useful information they can get from him then go and get his buddies and annoubce to the world that he willingly gave the information then set him free. Let the mussies do their summary thing on him.


6 posted on 12/27/2011 6:13:39 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: SJackson

This looks like a good place to post this link:

http://idfspokesperson.com/2011/12/26/8-incredible-technologies-used-by-the-idf/


7 posted on 12/27/2011 8:05:18 AM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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