Police arrest Palestinian armed with M16 rifle in Judea

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 Police arrest Palestinian armed with M16 rifle in Judea

Police say a Palestinian man armed with an M16 rifle was arrested by officers in the Gush Etzion settlement.

According to police, a 30-year-old Bethlehem resident was stopped during a planned checking suspicious vehicles in the area.

“During a search of the vehicle, M16 firearms, magazines and ammunition were found,” — reported by the police.

The suspect has been brought in for further questioning.

It is not yet clear whether he attempted to commit an attack or was involved in the sale of weapons or attempted smuggling.

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