Man Suspected of Attempting to Sabotage Train Tracks in Northern Israel

Israeli police have detained an Arab man on suspicion that he tried to use a device to sabotage the train tracks along Route 85 in northern Israel during the Rosh Hashanah holiday

Adi Hashmonai
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Adi Hashmonai

Israeli police said they detained a man on the suspicion he tried to sabotage a train track in northern Israel. No injuries have been reported and no damage was done to the tracks.

The suspect, an Arab citizen of Israel, was arrested close to the tracks along Route 85, near the town of Jadeidi Makr, a few kilometers east of Acre. The man is currently under investigation by Shin Bet.

There are no trains scheduled to run in Israel until Tuesday evening, as a result of the Rosh Hashana holidays.

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