Bangkok Terrorist's Swedish Connection

(Ynet News) Dudi Cohen - The suspect detained in Bangkok on suspicion of planning to blow up Israeli targets in Thailand, Hussein Atris, holds a Swedish passport and married a Swedish woman in 1996. According to reports by Swedish media, one of his relatives, Muhammad Atris, a resident of Germany, was involved in the past in the Iranian assassination of four Kurdish opposition figures in 1992. Meanwhile, Thai police were looking for Atris' accomplice. Police in Bangkok published a composite portrait which bears great resemblance to Hizbullah operative Naim Haris, identified by the Shin Bet as in charge of recruiting Hizbullah agents worldwide.

2012-01-16 00:00:00

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