Two Bedouin men arrested for planning attacks on Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Bedouin men were arrested for planning terror attacks inside Israel.


The Bedouin men, who are brothers, were arrested earlier this month, the Shin Bet secret service announced Sunday.

Among their plans were a suicide bombing attack at the Beersheba central bus station, an attack on a passenger train, and firing rockets at Israeli targets, according to reports.

Two Jewish Israelis, one reportedly an Israeli soldier, also were arrested for allegedly providing the Bedouin suspects with weapons, allegedly stolen from the Israel Defense Forces. They reportedly received drugs in return for their cooperation.

Police found instructions on rocket-building on the older brother’s computer, as well as the components necessary to build the rockets in his apartment.

They were indicted on Jan. 28 at January 18 at the Beersheba District Court.

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