Israel Arrests Two Palestinians Plotting Hamas Terror Attacks

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The Times of Israel reports: The Shin Bet security service arrested two Palestinian men suspected of planning to carry several attacks on behalf of Hamas, the agency announced on Sunday.

The arrests were made during a West Bank-wide crackdown, in which several other suspected Hamas members were detained, the Shin Bet said. Military prosecutors are expected to file indictments against all of the suspects in the coming days.

The two men — Muhammad A’azi from Jama’in in the northern West Bank and Noor Aldin Ghaith from Hebron — allegedly planned to lay down nails along a roadway in order to force cars to stop and then open fire, making their attack more lethal, the Shin Bet said.

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