Israeli police officers shoot a stun grenade towards Palestinians in Jerusalem on Jerusalem Day, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Jerusalem Day commemorates Israel taking control of the Old City during the Six Day War in 1967. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank caught a Palestinian man wearing an explosive belt on Friday, police and the military said, preventing what could have been the first suicide attack in the area for years.Border police guarding a busy junction near the Palestinian city of Nablus were suspicious about the man who was wearing a coat on a hot day and ordered him to stop, military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner told reporters.Israel saw a wave of suicide bombings a decade ago during the height of a Palestinian uprising. However, the last such attacks took place in 2008 and Lerner said military intelligence had no indication of any specific threat at present.
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