Axe seized from attempted terrorist. (Israel Police) Israel Police
Axe seized from attempted terrorist.

The terrorist told authorities he spent an hour searching for potential victims.

Israeli police detained a Palestinian man armed with an axe who had written a suicide letter threatening to carry out a terror attack.

The 22-year-old male was apprehended at 1:00 a.m. near the Tapuach Junction in Samaria. He told authorities he spent an hour searching for potential victims.

Tensions are high as the IDF carries out counter-terror operations in the Jenin area following a wave of Palestinian terror attacks.