On Monday night, an IDF force operating in Hebron uncovered several weaponry caches. In Hebron a rifle and several rifle magazines were uncovered; three firebombs, several daggers and two knives were uncovered in a village south of Hebron.
On August 1, a dismantled shotgun was uncovered in the Palestinian town of Ash-Shuyukh by an IDF battalion of the Kfir infantry brigade. Ash-Shuyukh lies north of the southern city of Hebron.
On July 25, the IDF and Israel Police thwarted an attempt by two Palestinians to smuggle weapons from Jordan to the Judea and Samaria Region via the Dead Sea. An inflatable rubber boat carrying ten AK-47s, ten magazines and approximately 300 matching bullets along with the Palestinian suspects, was apprehended by the IDF.