Peru: Suspected attacks on Jewish, Israeli targets thwarted

Posted on November 14, 2014 • Filed under: Peru, Police/Military Activity, Terrorism reported Hezbollah terrorist arrested with weapons and explosives right before launching attack on Israeli and Jewish targets. Over the past several days a Hezbollah terrorist attempted to murder Israelis in Peru only to have his plots foiled by local authorities, revealed Channel 2 on Thursday. The terrorist, a member of Hezbollah’s international arm, was apparently planning to carry out a terror attack on Israeli or Jewish targets in the South American nation, particularly locations where Israeli tourists gather. Such targets would include the Israeli Embassy in the Peruvian capital of Lima, or institutions of the local Jewish community. Peruvian security officials arrested the man after gathering intelligence information revealing his lethal plots. Security sources added that he had established a Hezbollah terror cell in the country. Read Article

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