Shin Bet chief: For Hamas, Passover is prime time for terror

The Times of Israel reports: “The head of the Shin Bet security service warned lawmakers on Monday that terror groups may try to carry out attacks during the Passover holiday next month.

‘We are just before the Passover holiday, and there is no doubt that terrorist infrastructures, mostly the established one, and specifically Hamas, will try to agitate the area and carry out attacks,’ Nadav Argaman told the Knesset’s powerful Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

‘Our goal, of course, is to ensure quiet holidays for every citizen of the State of Israel,’ he added.

Israel’s security forces regularly warn that holidays serve as opportunities for terrorist groups to conduct attacks. The Israel Defense Forces raised such concerns ahead of Passover last year as well…”

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