Palestinian Terror Cell Indicted for Failed Shooting Attack in West Bank

(Jerusalem Post) Ben Hartman - Six men from the West Bank village of Beit Fajar were indicted in a military court on Jan. 13 for a shooting attack last November, the Israel Security Agency reported Monday. Alaa Muhammad Shukri Takatka, 23, opened fire on a bus leaving Migdal Oz, as well as at buildings in the town and Israeli security forces nearby. The ISA said the group was planning other attacks before they were caught. One of the group, Muhammad Yosef Ahmad Takatka, 21, was also employed as part of the Palestinian Authority's presidential guard.

2013-01-29 00:00:00

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