The Zionist occupation authorities claimed on Sunday they had busted a Hamas cell operating in the West Bank, adding that the cell was planning to carry out attacks in main cities including Tel Aviv and Al-Quds (Jerusalem).
Israeli media reported that the Shin Bet security service announced it had uncovered a ring of Hamas operatives in Nablus that had been working since October to plan attacks in Tel Aviv, Al-Quds and elsewhere.
The network was “exceptional in its scope and activities,” the announcement said, according to Israeli daily, Haaretz.
According to the details reported by the paper, the cell allegedly had 20 people in it, including people “with experience in producing explosives and bombs.”
The network was headed by Me’atzam Mahmud Salam, 35, and Faras Kamal Zbeidi, 33, both Nablus residents, Haaretz reported, adding that the Shin Bet alleged they were responsible for planning attacks in various Israeli cities, recruiting operatives and manufacturing bombs.
Source: Israeli media