Man who planned suicide bombing in Israel gets 15 months prison

A Palestinian in the West Bank was sentenced on Sunday to 15 months in prison for planning to perpetrate a suicide bombing in Israel. The 21-year-old man had corresponded with Islamic Jihad operatives in the Gaza Strip about his plan, asking for their advice on a target, and for instructions on how to carry out the attack. According to reports, the plan fell through due to technological difficulties.