Kidnapping Alert for Israelis Overseas

[Ha'aretz] Barak Ravid - New intelligence on Hizbullah's intentions to abduct Israelis abroad prompted the Prime Minister's Office Counterterrorism Bureau on Wednesday to issue a special warning to travelers. The bureau urged Israelis abroad to be wary of "unusual events," to turn down unexpected, tempting business or recreational offers, and to avoid letting anyone suspicious or unknown visitors into their hotel rooms or apartments. Security experts said Hizbullah is more likely to attempt a terrorist attack in Third World countries, especially in South America, India and southeast Asia.

2008-08-21 08:00:00

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