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Shin Bet busts Gaza-directed terror cell planning shooting, bombing attacks

Four Palestinians from the West Bank who were allegedly recruited by a terror group in the Gaza Strip to carry out major attacks were detained in recent weeks, the Shin Bet security agency said Tuesday.

Two of the alleged cell members were recently detained over plans to carry out a “significant” shooting attack in Jerusalem in the coming days, the Shin Bet said. Guns the pair were planning to use were also seized.

Read more: The Times of Israel