Israeli soldiers seize knife-wielding Arab outside IDF base


Palestinian male heard shouting “Allahu akhbar” while brandishing knife & Palestinian flag near IDF military post in the West Bank.


A Palestinian carrying a knife was arrested on Tuesday outside of an IDF base in the Binyamin region of the West Bank.

IDF soldiers arrest a Palestinian man [file].

IDF soldiers arrest a Palestinian man [file]. – Photo: REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

The suspect was heard shouting “Allahu akhbar” (“God is great”) while brandishing a knife and a Palestinian flag.


Security forces arrived on the scene and took him into custody.

No injuries were caused to the IDF forces or the suspect.


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