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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Series of planned Hezbollah attacks in Israel foiled

Cleared for publication: In an operation involving the IDF, the Shin Bet, and the Israel Police several terror cells have been recently exposed. The terrorists, residents of Judea and Samaria, had been recruited through Facebook by Hezbollah operatives in Lebanon and Gaza.

The arrest of the terrorists prevented the cells from carrying out attacks in Israel.

The Shin Bet emphasized that the terror cells reflect a concentrated effort by Hezbollah over the past few years to recruit terrorists from Judea, Samaria, and Gaza, to commit terror attacks against Israeli targets.

The recruits were instructed to help with fundraising for terror operations as well. READ MORE