Israel upholds travel warning to Tunisia
LAST UPDATED: 05/04/2012 02:24
Israel on Thursday reiterated its advisory not to travel to Tunisia for the
famed Lag Ba’omer celebrations set to take place there next week, saying it had
information of possible terrorist activity in the country.
Security Council Counterterrorism Bureau has today decided to reiterate the
existing travel advisory regarding Tunisia in light of plans to perpetrate
terrorist attacks against Israeli and Jewish targets ahead of the upcoming Lag
Ba’omer pilgrimage,” it said in a press release.
In past years, thousands
of Jews from around the world traveled to the Tunisian island of Djerba to take
part in the annual Lag Ba’omer event.
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