The event began in 10:00. Battalion " Oak " border police stationed at the checkpoint at the intersection identified a suspicious person wearing a big coat approaching on foot toward them . They began performing apprehending a suspect and ordered him to lie on the floor in a distance. When he took off his coat force identified an Explosive device. A few seconds later , the suspect admitted that it's an explosive belt .
" It is still unclear what was the intention of the suspect ," said Battalion Border Oak , Vice - General Shlomi Yosef . " What is certain is that professionalism led to the arrest the suspect and the seizure of the explosive belt , which probably prevented serious disaster ."