The IDF has significantly boosted security for senior officers and official
military delegations traveling overseas in recent months, amid intelligence that
Iran and Hezbollah are plotting attacks against such targets, a senior IDF
officer revealed on Thursday.
News of the increase in security comes
following a recent wave of attempted bombing attacks that Iran and Hezbollah are
believed to have tried to carry out in Thailand, Georgia, India and Azerbaijan.
All of the plots were foiled except a bombing in New Delhi that injured the wife
of a Defense Ministry official stationed in the Israeli Embassy.
threat has significantly increased over the past half-a-year,” the senior
officer said. “There seems to be – as recent attempts have shown – an increase
in motivation to carry out such an attack.”
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