Palestinian Teenager Arrested Carrying Knife in Eastern Jerusalem

Under the 1993 Oslo accords with Israel, Palestinian police are only authorised to operate in 18 percent of the occupied West Bank

The Times of Israel reports: A 17-year-old Palestinian boy was arrested at the Shuafat checkpoint in East Jerusalem Sunday afternoon after guards found a knife among his belongings.

Security forces manning the checkpoint found the knife, which had been wrapped up, inside the teenager’s bag.

The teen was taken in for questioning.

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