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Attack on El Al in Canada Thwarted

Posted by Rodan on September 3, 2008

A thwarted attack on an El Al aircrew in Canada was reported today.

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Plans by an unknown group to attack staff of Israel’s national carrier El Al in Canada have been thwarted, Israel’s private Channel Two television reported on Wednesday.

Without giving the nationalities of the alleged attackers, it said they had monitored the comings and goings of El Al aircrew at a Toronto hotel.

Security procedures for crews overnighting at the hotel between flights have now been changed, it added.

On Tuesday, Israeli newspapers reported that at least five attempts by the Lebanese Hezbollah militia to abduct Israeli businessmen in Africa, Asia, and South America had been foiled.

(hat tip:Nancy@LGF)

(Cross posted@LGF2)

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