Israel Thwarts Palestinian Plot to Attack Jewish Worshippers at Joseph's Tomb in West Bank

(Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - The Israel Security Agency arrested four Palestinians planning to ambush Jewish worshippers visiting Joseph's Tomb in Nablus (Shechem) with a bomb and rifle fire, it was announced Tuesday. The West Bank terror cell was directed from Gaza by Islamic Jihad member Mohammed Darwish. The suspects have admitted to involvement in the plot, including conducting preliminary intelligence gathering at the site, and initial bomb training. One of those arrested, Mohammed Damiri, 23, is a Palestinian policeman.

2015-08-26 00:00:00

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