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May 29, 2012 9:24 am

“Holy Warriors” Terror Plot to Abduct Israeli Citizen Uncovered by Shin Bet

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A plot to kidnap an Israeli citizen and use that person as a bargaining chip for the release of Palestinian convicts, has been uncovered by the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security service.

The Holy Warriors Battalion, a terrorist group with links to Hamas, and has been involved in rocket and gun attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians in the past, was behind the plan, which according to Israeli media outlets, originally came into being while the suspects were in jail together.

A number of the suspects are currently serving life sentences in Israeli prisons, including Assad Abu Sharia, who is from the Gaza Strip and is the group’s leader.

An operative of the Holy Warriors Battalion named Ramzi Azar, received instructions from another terrorist, Mohammed Baraka Amur to form a group to carry out the abduction. According to the information released by Shin Bet after a media embargo was lifted on the story, Azar was then instructed to travel to Saudi Arabia for financial support and further instructions from another member of the the terrorist group.

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  • Did you get hold of the piece of slime Ramzi Azar, I hope when you do, cut his balls off and send him back to Gaza or whichever hell hole he hails from.

  • Shin Bet and the other security agencies of Israel do a great job at protecting their fellow citizens from various threats. As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure and when various threats are nipped in the bud, or stopped from gathering momentum then it is a good thing. If some red lines are crossed it is necessary to do what is required to stop a threat developing to something fatal. Much honourable work also goes undetected and unthanked by much of the public.

    Blessings to all the men and women in the security services and prayers for the State of Israel.