Shin Bet Arrests 9 Terror Suspects Over Plot To Attack Israeli Troops


Eight Palestinians from Samaria and an eastern Jerusalem resident were recently arrested on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities in Samaria and of planning to carry out attacks in central Israel, the Shin Bet security agency revealed this week following the lifting of a gag order on the case.

According to the Shin Bet, investigations revealed that the suspects had been plotting numerous large attacks against Israel Defense Forces troops in Samaria using explosive devices, and had conspired with the eastern Jerusalem resident to smuggle 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of gunpowder into the capital to build pipe bombs.

The Shin Bet also said that during its investigation, it discovered and confiscated laboratory equipment and 120 kilograms (265 pounds) of raw material used for making explosives. JNS.ORG

{ Israel}


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