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Shin Bet uncovers Palestinian terror plot

The logo for the Shin Bet, Israel's internal security agency

The Shin Bet (The Israel Security Agency) has uncovered a Palestinian plot to kidnap and hold hostage an Israeli citizen to be used as a negotiating asset. The plot was supposedly created while three of the five terrorist cell members were serving sentences together in an Israeli prison.

JPost reports:

The Shin Bet noted that the revelation came just weeks after Israel had reached an agreement with Palestinian prisoners ending a two-month long hunger strike, in which the prisoners had pledged to refrain from engaging in anti-Israel terror activity.

The Shin Bet said that the cell operated as part of a terrorist group called “Holy Freedom Fighters,” which split off from Fatah’s Al-Aqsa brigades in 2007.

The group has been involved in the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israel as well as a number of roadside bomb attacks against IDF troops patrolling the Gaza Strip border. The Shin Bet said the group also served as something of a proxy for Hamas which provides it with financial and logistical support.

There’s more info here.

Author: Stand For Israel | May 30, 2012
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What do you think?

  • Lynn
    May 31, 2012
    11:38 pm

    Sick ’em!! Everytime a terrorist is caught the whole world is safer. Thank you very much. May the Lord Bless you always. As long as G-d is Israel’s guide they will be Blessed above all nations. Keep it up!

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  • Dan C
    May 30, 2012
    2:29 pm

    Sounds like a good argument for mandatory swift executions of convicted terrorists.

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  • Starr
    May 30, 2012
    10:58 am

    Israel Be Vigilant! The Haters are everywhere Jihad raises its ugly head. Good detective work Shin Bet.

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