Israel-Palestine, News

IDF exposes Syria-funded Islamic Jihad terror cell in West Bank

Masked Palestinian militants from Islamic Jihad place homemade rockets before later firing them into Israel on the outskirts of Gaza City,

A statement by Israel’s security agency Shin Bet on Thursday said that the IDF had discovered an Islamic Jihad cell near Jenin in the West Bank that was planning attacks on Israel. 10 members have been arrested in recent months. The investigation showed links with the Islamic Jihad based in Syria, with important transfers of money to fund operations and buy weapons, and with Gaza-based Islamic Jihad.

Haaretz, Israel

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