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Israel Foils Hezbollah Terror Plot in Haifa

Haifa (Photo: wikicommons/Zvi Roger)

While tensions with Hamas and other Gaza-based terrorists continue to rise, Israel also faces constant threats from other enemies. JNS reports that Israeli authorities thwarted a Hezbollah plot when they arrested six terrorists for smuggling explosives from Lebanon with the intention of planting them in the city of Haifa:

Six Arab Israeli citizens were indicted Thursday for smuggling explosives from Lebanon into Israel in cooperation with a Hezbollah plot to plant bombs in the Haifa area, the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) said.

The Shin Bet, Israel Police and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested in September several residents of the Alawite village of Ghajar, on the Israeli-Lebanon border, for assisting the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah in a terror plot by using drug smuggling routes to transfer explosives.

After discovering explosives hid near the Lebanon border, an investigation revealed that village residents, led by Diab Sa’ad Jamil Kahamuz, were in contact with Hezbollah and assisted them in smuggling and gathering intelligence in Israel...

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