Israeli military and security sources claimed the army managed to uncover and arrest members of a cell that planned attacks against Israeli targets, in the occupied West Bank.The sources said that members of the Border Guard Police stopped a Palestinian car on Wednesday evening,[February 12, 2014], and arrested five Palestinians “who planned to attack Israeli targets”. The five are in their twenties.
The army claimed uncovering two homemade rifles, with magazines, under the back seat if the car.
An Israeli security official said that the plans of this “cell” are still unknown, but initial interrogation revealed that its members want to conduct what he labeled as “terrorist attacks”, without providing further details.
The five Palestinians are still under interrogation by the Israeli Internal Security Agency.