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February 1, 2016 10:45 am

IDF Creates Partial Blockade Around Ramallah Following ‘Concrete Alerts of Future Terror Attacks’

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A view of Ramallah. The IDF placed a partial blockade around the city. Photo: Wiki Commons.

A view of Ramallah. The IDF placed a partial blockade around the city. Photo: Wiki Commons.

The IDF has placed a partial blockade around Ramallah on Monday morning, allowing only residents of the Palestinian city to enter and leave it.

An army spokeswoman said the partial closure placed around the major city – the first since the wave of terrorism began four months ago – came following “concrete alerts regarding future acts of terrorism originating in the city,” as well as a spate of recent attacks, including the shooting attack by a PA policeman on IDF soldiers on Sunday.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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