Israeli media: PA foils Hamas plot to send armed drone into Israel
Published Friday 25/10/2013 (updated) 28/10/2013 10:34
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Authority security forces thwarted a plan by Hamas to launch an explosives-laden drone into Israel from Hebron, Israeli media reported Friday.
The Times of Israel news site reported that the alleged plot was discovered as a result of the PA's detention of several students from a Hebron university.
During the investigation, PA security reportedly found that the drone had already been tested several times.
Israeli news site Walla reported that the suspected Hamas operatives admitted to the plot and that the drone itself was confiscated by the PA.
Palestinian officials declined to confirm or deny the report.