Jordan Valley Terror Attack Foiled

(Maariv International) Uri Glickman - IDF forces foiled a suicide bombing slated to be carried out in the Jordan Valley, according to details released for publication Saturday. Following intelligence information, IDF forces apprehended three Islamic Jihad operatives near Nablus including the would-be bomber, Shadi Drajma, 24. The 15 kg bomb-belt to be used in the attack was found following their interrogation. According to defense officials, "The failed plan testifies to the fact that the terror organizations are focusing their efforts in areas where the security barrier has yet to be completed - like the Jordan Valley."

2004-07-27 00:00:00

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