Unidentified IDF knapsack with weapons returned to security forces by Palestinian Arabs


An army knapsack filled classified material, numerous weapons & ammunition was found by Palestinian Arabs on Route 35 near Hevron, and returned to Israeli forces via Palestinian police.

By Uzi Baruch


Palestinian Arabs found an IDF knapsack containing classified materials near Hevron, and returned it to Israeli security forces.

Weapons seized by Netzah Yehuda – the IDF’s haredi (ultra-Orthodox) battalion – Photo courtesy: Nahal Haredi Foundation

According to the report on Channel 2, the Arabs claimed that they found the bag on Route 35, near Hevron. It contained classified materials, as well as army uniforms and ready-to-use weapons.

The Arabs who found the knapsack notified PA security forces, and turned it over to them.

ABOUT Netzah Yehuda – the IDF’s haredi (ultra-Orthodox) battalion:

The report said that the PA security forces contacted the District Coordination and Liaison Authority in the Hevron area, which led to the bag being returned to Israeli security forces.

It is not yet clear how the bag and its contents was lost.


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