Israel Busts Hamas Terror Cell Planning Abduction and Murder

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The Shin Bet Intelligence Agency broke up a Hamas terror cell last month that was plotting to carry out kidnappings and murders of Israelis in order to trade their bodies for the release of Palestinian prisoners, security forces announced on Thursday.

Residents of Hebron and Palestinian Jerusalem residents were arrested on December 15 in a joint Shin Bet, IDF, and Israel Police operation.

A total of six suspects allegedly planned to copy the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June 2014.

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