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Second Terror Attack in a Week Reflects Israeli Intel's Shortcomings

Israel is investigating whether the Hadera murderers had a similar ideological background to that of the terrorist who went on a killing spree in Be’er Sheva

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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Amos Harel
Amos Harel

Within less than a week, six Israelis have been murdered in two terror attacks in the heart of cities: the first four on Tuesday during a car-ramming and knifing attack in Be'er Sheva, and the following two on Sunday after being gunned down by two terrorists in Hadera. Right on cue for the 20-year anniversary of Operation Defensive Shield, TV newscasts are once again carrying images reminiscent of those horrific days. Even the targets have remained the same – the downtowns of Israeli cities inside the Green Line.

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