RAMALLAH, Nov 30 (JMCC) - Three Palestinians were charged today in the September shooting of two Israelis near Hebron
. Arrested by Israeli security agency Shin Bet yesterday, the men were allegedly part of the Syrian and Lebanese-trained Fateh
splinter group Abu Moussa, and had over $25,000 worth of armaments.
The suspects were charged on Tuesday at the Ofer Military Court. The defense establishment said that they admitted during their interrogation to plotting other terror attacks. Israeli authorities confiscated two M-16 rifles, a handgun, a LAW missile, a homemade explosives charger and mass amounts of ammunition.Read more
The incident in question occurred on September 26, just hours before Israel's temporary moratorium on West Bank settlement construction was set to expire.