Two Hamas Militants Arrested for Plotting Terror Attacks in Israel

(Ynet News) Hanan Greenberg - The Israel Security Agency arrested two eastern Jerusalem residents suspected of being recruited by Hamas during their studies in Jordan, and gathering information on potential terror targets in Israel, it was cleared for publication Monday. Murad Kamal, 24, from Wadi Joz, and Murad Nimer, 24, from Tzur Baher, both carry Israeli IDs and were arrested on Jan. 3. The two prepared a cave near Sataf, in the Judean Hills, and expanded it to use as a hiding place for weapons. At the request of their Hamas handlers, the two collected photographs and sketches of potential terror targets, including the central bus station and Malha Mall in Jerusalem, the central bus station in Beersheba, the hotel area on the Tel Aviv coast, bus stops in Jerusalem and Mevasseret, and the area near the Tel Hashomer military base.

2010-02-01 09:59:03

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