2 detained at checkpoint east of Tulkarem
Published Saturday 22/02/2014 (updated) 23/02/2014 17:14
TULKAREM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two youths at Enav checkpoint east of Tulkarem on Saturday evening.
Local Palestinian sources said that a car belonging to Israeli intelligence forces arrived in the area and began searching vehicles and checking the identity cards of passing cars at the Enav checkpoint.
The sources added that Israeli forced detained two young men from the village before they reopened the road to traffic.
The two were identified as Muhammad Suleiman Dawrish Ghanem, 17, and Mahmoud Hasem Musa, 17.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said that the two were "carrying two IEDs and a molotov cocktail," and were "transferred for security questioning."