Issawiya Terror Cell in Custody


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hamasPolice working with agents of the ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) report apprehending an Issawiya based terror cell that targeted Israeli motorists with rocks and Molotov cocktails in Yerushalayim.

According to Jerusalem police officials, some of the terrorists in custody are responsible for acts of terror carried out in Jerusalem’s French Hill and Mt. Scopus neighborhoods.

These attacks include:

· A firebomb attack against a French Hill shul in November 2013

· A police vehicle in the same neighborhood was set ablaze the same month

· A firebomb attack against a French Hill apartment in February 2014

· A firebomb attack against a French Hill club in April 2014

· Firebomb attacks against civilians and security forces in the area of Hadassah Mount Scopus

· Attacks near Hebrew University Mount Scopus

Police report one suspect is a minor. The remainder of the suspects is 19 and 20-years-old, all holders of blue Israeli identity cards.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)