Tag Archive for Border Guard

Palestinian teens caught with backpack containing Molotov cocktails, fuel and knife


The 2 Arab 17 yr-olds from Jabel Mukaber, south-east of Jerusalem, were surveilled by Border Police conspicuously holding a bag unusually full & heavy, that after inspection, contained nine glass bottles, 2 of them already prepared as petrol-bombs, 2 large plastic bottles of gasoline and a knife.

By Ynet


A prosecutor’s statement was filed Monday against two 17-year-old residents of Jabel Mukaber in south-east Jerusalem, for carrying and manufacturing weapons. The two are expected to be indicted sometime during the week after having been caught with Molotov cocktails, fuel and a knife.

Israel Border Guard police (MAGAV) on patrol – Photo: Israel Police Spokesperson’s Division

The two were caught at the beginning of last week after they were surveilled by a police force and by Border Police operating in the area, who noticed that they were carrying a school bag that looked abnormally heavy and full. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Terrorist shot dead after stabbing 2 Policemen in Jerusalem


Both Border Guard police officers transferred to hospital where they are in stable condition after being stabbed at the Lion’s gate entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City.

By Israel Today Staff


An Arab terrorist stabbed and moderately wounded two Border Police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City early Monday morning.

The attack occurred at the Lion’s Gate on the city’s eastern side facing the Mount of Olives.

Border Guard policemen -Photo: משטרת-ישראל

The 25-year-old terrorist approached the police guard station, entered and began wildly stabbing.

One of the officers was eventually able to push the terrorist outside, load his weapon and shoot the assailant. Continue Reading »

Israel Border Police terminate terrorist during shoutout, recover illegal automatic weapons


A YAMAM SWAT team returned fire killing the terror suspect after coming under automatic fire while attempting to detain the 31yr-old Palestinian near Ramallah.
– Subsequent search of the premises revealed two illegal M-16 assault rifles & a submachine gun.

By Yoav Zitun and Elior Levy


A wanted Palestinian terror suspect was killed during a shootout with the Border Police’s elite YAMAM unit after opening fire at officers who were attempting to apprehend him early Monday morning.

The Carl Gustav submachine gun seized at the scene after the shootout.- Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Basel Al-Araj, 31, was killed in Al-Bireh, near Ramallah.

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Knife attack at Qalandiya checkpoint thwarted, Palestinian terrorist shot, neutralized


After multiple calls to stop did not halt her advance, a knife yielding Palestinian woman was shot & neutralized on Friday while quickly approaching Israel Border Guard officers at the Qalandiya checkpoint. She was subsequently arrested and given medical assistance.

By Elisha Ben Kimon


Security forces stopped a stabbing attack on Friday at the Qalandiya checkpost near Ramallah. The incident occurred when a Palestinian woman had approached the checkpoint, with a knife in her hand, despite being repeatedly called upon to stop.

The knife found next to the neutralized female Palestinian terrorist at the Qalandiya checkpoint. - Photo: Police Spokesperson's Unit

The knife found next to the neutralized female Palestinian terrorist at the Qalandiya checkpoint. – Photo: Police Spokesperson’s Unit

The woman was eventually shot and neutralized after security forces proceeded with the IDF rules of engagement. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Terrorist Neutralized While Attempted Knife Attack On Security Personnel

— BREAKING: Special Security Report —

No Israelis were wounded as stabbing attack was successfully thwarted at the Tapuah Junction, with the terrorist killed during attack by security forces.



Security forces thwarted a terrorist attempting a stabbing attack against IDF soldiers at the Tapuah Junction in the West Bank on Wednesday.

Border Guard Police officers stationed at the Tapuah junction. - Photo courtesy: Israel Police

Border Guard Police officers stationed at the Tapuah junction. – Photo courtesy: Israel Police

No Israelis were  wounded in the attack. The terrorist was shot and killed by security forces.

According to police, a woman approached Border Police officers at Tapuah Junction, failing to heed their warnings to stop. Continue Reading »

Anti-stabbing protective gear to be issued to Israel Border Police


Border Police (MAGAV) troops stationed in and around Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria will be issued new gear that will protect their necks from Palestinian knife-attacks.

By Shai Landesman


As stabbing attacks have once again grown more frequent over recent days, Border Police troops will soon be issued new special protective gear for their necks, the purpose of which will be to protect them from stabbings, according to a Channel 2 report.

Border Guard (MAGAV) unit in Jerusalem – Facebook page for Israel Police – משטרת ישראל

Troops stationed in “hot” areas, namely, Jerusalem and Judea & Samaria, will be issued the knife-proof gear. Continue Reading »

BREAKING: Second Palestinian knife-attack today, terrorist dead, 1 seriously wounded


In latest attack, 2 Palestinians attempt stabbing Border Policeman at the Cave of the Patriarchs near Hebron, both assailants shot, one dead, and no reports of injuries to Israeli security forces.



Israeli security forces thwarted an attempted stabbing attack on Monday afternoon at the Cave of the Patriarchs near the West Bank city of Hebron.

Security forces shot two Palestinian assailants near the holy site, killing one and critically wounding the other. There were no initial reports of injuries to the Israeli side.

According to Border Police, the two would-be assailants were Hebron residents who had sought to attack Israeli forces at the site. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist shot dead in Jerusalem during vehicular attack


In an attempted vehicular terrorist attack Sunday night, the Palestinian driver was neutralize while attempting to run over Border Guard police in the Shuafat refugee camp in Jerusalem, leaving the passengers to be arrested afterwards.

By Roi Yanovsky and Elior Levy


A Palestinian vehicle leaving the Shuafat refugee camp in east Jerusalem attempted to run over Police and Border Police forces Sunday night in an attempted terrorist attack. There were no injuries to Israeli forces.

Vehicle used in the attack

Police said the vehicle approached them at high speed, trying to hit them. Forces began the accepted procedure to stop a suspicious vehicle, but the driver refused to slow down. Continue Reading »

1 killed, 2 wounded in J’lem attack before 3 Palestinian terrorists permanently neutralized


The 3 Palestinian terrorists committed a combined knife & gun attack at Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate, killing a Border Police officer and wounding two people.
• All 3 Palestinian terrorists were shot dead at the scene.

Roy Yanovsky, Elior Levy and Yoav Zitun


One of the guards, Hadar Cohen, 19, was critically wounded and later died from her injuries while hospitalized in Hadassah Medical Center.

The scene of a combined shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem.

The scene of a combined shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem by 3 Palestinian terrorists.

Cohen, a resident of Or Yehuda, was a recent recruit to the Border Police, and leaves behind her parents, brother and sister. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Undercover Border Guard Police arrest stone-throwers in Jerusalem


Arab onlookers film undercover agents within crowd of stone-throwers detain and arrest hooligans.
Mayor of Jenin tells Ynet that PA security forces thwarted 3 knife-attacks at the Jalamah checkpoint.

Roi Yanovsky, Elior Levy


Undercover Border Police troops arrested on Tuesday five Palestinians aged 13-25 who were throwing stones at police and Border Police forces in Jerusalem’s Ras al-Amud neighborhood.

Video footage obtained by Ynet shows the Palestinian youth hurling the stones at security forces, and several seconds later captures the Border Police detective, in civilian clothes, catch them in the act.

The stone throwers have been gathering at schools in the neighborhood, from where many stone-throwing incidents occur both before and after the school day. Continue Reading »

Three Palestinian Terrorists Shot Dead In Commission of Knife Attacks in Jerusalem & Hebron


view videoOnly light injuries as both Border Guard Policewoman & Israeli civilian successfully defend themselves by shooting dead the terrorists who tried to stab them in Hebron.
• Vigilant civilian sends security units to intercept armed terrorist in Jerusalem, who was also shot dead upon attempting to stab Israeli policeman.

By Ynet reporters


Three stabbing terror attacks were foiled on Saturday morning in Hebron and Jerusalem, two of them against Border Police forces and one against an Israeli settler who shot the terrorist in self-defense. All three terrorists have been killed.

A Border Policewoman was attacked by a knife-wielding female terrorist at a Border Police base near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Switzerland to buy 6 Israeli drones for border surveillance


Purchase approved at $250 million by Swiss parliament despite pro-Palestinian supporters rallying against investment in anything Israeli.

By i24news


Switzerland’s parliament on Monday voted in favor of a controversial plan to buy six Israeli surveillance drones worth 250 million Swiss francs ($256 million, 230million euros).

The upper house of the Swiss parliament approved the purchase of six unarmed Hermes 900 drones with 30 votes in favor and 12 opposed, confirming the lower chamber’s previous authorization of the deal.

An Elbit Systems’ Multi-role long range Male UAV Hermes 900 is presented at the International Paris Airshow at Le Bourget, France, on June 17, 2015 – Photo: Eric Piermont/AFP

Campaigners had rallied against the deal with Israeli company Elbit Systems, urging Switzerland not to invest in Israel’s military complex due to its alleged “systematic human rights abuses” against Palestinians. Continue Reading »

Arab Terrorist Shot While Hurling Explosive Device at Israel Border Police

Terrorist dead after being shot as he targeted Magav force with an improvised explosive device, as they were conducting a routine arrest in Jenin.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


An Arab terrorist was killed while attacking Israeli forces in Jenin located in northern Shomron (Samaria) early Wednesday, medical and security sources said.

Magav Police in Hevron - Photo courtesy: IP Spokesperson's Division

Magav Police in Hevron – Photo courtesy: IP Spokesperson’s Division

A statement from the police said a Border Patrol force was in Jenin to conduct arrests of terror suspects, reports AFP.

“Upon leaving the camp, the force identified a suspect trying to throw an explosive device at them,” it said. Continue Reading »

Arab Terrorist Rams Car Into Jerusalem Pedestrians

Israel Police reports that the terrorist was shot after he drove up on the sidewalk and ran over five people close to the Border Police base in Jerusalem.

By Tova Dvorin, Cynthia Blank and Ari Yashar


ZAKA reported Friday morning that a rampage terror attack occurred a short time ago near the Border Patrol’s base in the Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood in Jerusalem.

A police statement clarified that the Arab terrorist attack was conducted in a private car that approached the base from Zaks Junction before going up on the sidewalk and running over five people, of whom four were from the security forces.

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Border Guard victim of Jerusalem’s vehicular terrorist attack leaves behind pregnant wife, toddler son


Deadly car attack on Israel’s capital light rail took the life of Border Guard police officer Jidan Assad, 38, who is survived by his toddler son, pregnant wife, parents & 4 siblings.



For the second time in two weeks, a Palestinian terrorist on Wednesday fatally rammed into crowds near the Jerusalem light rail, leaving a trail of death and destruction.

Jidan Assad

Border Police officer Jidan Assad, 38, killed when a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into a crowd in Jerusalem. – Photo: SAHAR ALI

Wednesday’s attack lead to the death of Border Police officer Jidan Assad, 38, from the Druze village of Beit Jaan. Continue Reading »