Israel claims arrest of a cell over plans to assassinate Netanyahu

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Israeli media reported on Tuesday that Israeli security forces arrested a Palestinian for allegedly plotting to assassinate Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.

The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) claimed to have arrested a cell of three persons from Shu’fat refugee camp in northern Jerusalem, which was planning to target Netanyahu and Barkat, in Jerusalem and buildings belonging to the US consulate.