Suspect planned to launch fireworks at the light rail and bring fireworks to the Temple Mount, police said

A 25-year-old man from eastern Jerusalem's Shu'afat neighborhood was arrested for allegedly planning to attack the city's light rail system, police said Thursday.

Israel Police and the Shin Bet internal security service conducted the joint investigation that led to the suspect's arrest.

The investigation revealed that the suspect planned to launch fireworks at the light rail and bring fireworks up to the Temple Mount in the Old City for use during violent clashes between Palestinian rioters and Israeli security forces.... Read More: i24