Members of DFLP Squad Arrested
The Shabak and Israeli Police arrested squad members belonging to the
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Photo: Shabak Released for publication: the Shabak, in cooperation with the
Israeli Policeís section for special duties in the Jerusalem district, have
uncovered a terror squad in Northern Jerusalemís Issawiya neighborhood. The
squad is suspected of throwing stones at security forces and aggravated
assault against local residents.
A gun and magazines were found during the investigation, which one of the
squad members used in various activities carried out in the neighborhood on
behalf of the Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP). In addition,
another operative admitted to acquiring and possessing a gun.
Popular terror activity is routinely carried out in the Issawiya
neighborhood, which includes throwing stones and incendiary bombs as well as
physical attacks against Israeli citizens and security forces entering the
neighborhood or locations near it.
One of the arrested suspects being investigated is Medhat Tariq Ahmad
Muhammad, known as a senior DFLP official in Jerusalem, who was previously
arrested for carrying out a shooting attack