More than 150,000 guns are privately-owned in Israel. Add to that private security companies and all of the security forces and services and what you get is a colossal amount of firepower on the streets.

For weeks, Israeli leaders have been encouraging civilians - who legally own a gun - to carry them.

But vigilante action is raising questions about the accessibility of fire arms.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the occupied West Bank.

Source: Al Jazeera