|Police check driver identities in Beer Sheva today [Image Source]|
They set up roadblocks and patrolled the city from above by helicopter. Times of Israel said very shortly afterwards that a suspected would-be terrorist and his alleged accomplice are in custody following a manhunt in the area, but there is no confirmation from the police as we write this (3:30 pm).
The police have not yet specified the nature of the threat posed by the suspects.
This is playing out after the spate of infiltrations about which we reported just a few hours ago ["29-Mar-18: Unwanted visitors on Israel's Gaza border"] and just before a major security-centered event that Hamas is orchestrating on the border fence separating the Gaza Strip which it occupies and controls tightly, and Israel.