2 Muslim terrorists from northern Israel planned ISIS massacre in Jewish city

2 Muslim terrorists from northern Israel planned ISIS massacre in Jewish city

Two Muslim terrorists from the Arab city of Tamra in northern Israel were indicted for supporting ISIS and planning to blow up a car bomb in a Jewish city, the Shin Bet cleared for publication.

In a joint operation in July, the Shin Bet and Israel Police arrested 22-year-old Amin Yassin, a student of medicine in Slovakia and 28-year-old Ali Armosh, for plotting to murder Jews in the name of ISIS.

Investigations revealed that the two support ISIS, and see themselves as its emissaries until an Islamic caliphate is established in the state of Israel.

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According to the indictment, the Muslim terrorists supported the terror group throughout 2014. In 2018 the two made contact with ISIS terrorists via Telegram messaging service, with whom they shared ISIS propaganda, including manuals for preparing weapons and carrying out terror attacks.

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The two also conspired to assassinate a cousin who served as a US soldier, as they believed he participated in the elimination of Muslim terrorists during his service in Afghanistan.

They also discussed their willingness to plant a car bomb in the center of a Jewish city in Israel.