Report: Palestinian Authority foils attack intended to derail Gaza talks

Palestinian Authority forces located explosives, near Route 443, which they believe were planted to hinder between Israel and Hamas, Ynet reported.

The explosives were located near the Palestinian villages of Beit Liqya and Beit ‘Anan, which are in Area C under full Israeli control.  This is a route IDF convoys regularly take on their way into Palestinian villages for night arrests and similar operations.

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Palestinian Authority Security Forces exposed and dismantled the devices and updated the IDF, according to a source.

The investigation of the incident is in progress, but Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad are suspected of planning the attack. The amount of explosives indicated the intention of the perpetrator was to ensure many casualties.

These events follow a On Tuesday, there was a partial opening of the the Kerem Shalom Crossing. Fuel, food, and medical supplies were allowed in after the crossing was closed for a week, according to Liberman‘s office.

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