Gazan Indicted For Planning Attacks On Jews In Ukraine, Israel

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The Jerusalem Post reports: A Gazan man who spent years living in Ukraine was indicted on Thursday in the Beersheba District Court for planning attacks against Jews in Ukraine and in Israel.

Sami Haviv, 30, was charged in an indictment filed by the Southern District Attorney’s Office with several counts relating to terrorist activities, spying and falsifying documents.

According to the indictment, the plots, hatched from Ukraine between 2014 and 2016, included luring an IDF general to Sinai to kidnap him and bring him to Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and to attack a bus of Israeli tourists in Ukraine with gunfire or a bomb.

Haviv selected Odessa as his target city having observed that many Israeli tourists come through there.

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