Possible Jerusalem Attack Thwarted: Two Pipe Bombs Found at Herod’s Gate

Israeli police body-check a Palestinian youth at Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post reports: Security forces prevented a possible attack Wednesday after locating two pipe bombs and ammunition during searches at Herod’s Gate, which leads to the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City, police reported.

Police said two suspects in their 40s have been arrested.

Sappers were called to the scene and neutralized the explosive devices.

Jerusalem Police deploy dozens of officers in and around the gates to the Old City.

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