uncovered a Hamas terror cell in Hebron planning attacks on Israeli targets, the
Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) announced Monday.
The suspects plotted
to carry out a combined explosives and shooting attack on an IDF position in the
The cell was led by a Hamas member in Gaza who had been
released under the prisoner exchange deal to free captive soldier Gilad
The security suspects "planned to carry out various terror
attacks, but were arrested before they could their plans into action," security
forces said. A pipe bomb was seized during counter-terror raids in the West Bank
against the cell.