Bosnian and Austrian police foil terror plots targeting Jewish and Israeli sites

Police in Austria and Bosnia arrested two separate groups of Syrian and Afghan nationals — some of them refugees and others posing as such.

The suspects had Kalashnikov assault rifles and pistols and ammunition, and investigators found photographs of Jewish and Israeli targets in Europe on some of their cell phones.

Terror threats against Jewish and Israeli targets in Europe may be on the rise, with potential attackers galvanized by the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

Investigators are concerned that this could signal a new rise in terror threats across Europe originating from Iran and its proxies including Hamas and Hezbollah, as well as Islamic State Khorasan — the terror group’s successor that established itself in Afghanistan.


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