Police lower terror alert in Tel Aviv

Woman, 2 men arrested after intelligence pointed to concrete terror plot.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 21, 2006 20:38
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Tel Aviv Police lowered the alert level for the Dan Region on Friday night after special police forces arrested a woman and a man suspected of being involved in a planned suicide terror attack in central Tel Aviv. Towards midnight Saturday, a second man was arrested on suspiscion of involvement in the alleged terror plot, according to Army Radio. The two were reportedly arrested near the beach-side Dan Hotel on Hayarkon Street in central Tel Aviv after the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) passed an intelligence alert to the Israel Police of a possible terrorist who had infiltrated Israel and was currently in central Tel Aviv.

WAR IN THE NORTH: DAY 10
Intelligence indicated the terrorist was headed to an entertainment establishment in Tel Aviv. Friday night is customarily the most popular time for clubbing and entertainment in Tel Aviv, Israel's largest city. Earlier, roadblocks were set up at the entrance to the city, causing traffic jams throughout the Dan region. The operations included hundreds of officers from the Tel Aviv and Central Regions. Hospitals were placed on alert in the Dan area, but the alert was removed when the general terror alert was lowered.

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