JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Gaza man was indicted for planning to set up a terrorist cell in Israel.
Abd El-Rahman Talalkeh, 25, was indicted Sunday in Be’er Sheva Magistrates Court.
Talalkeh was arrested in the Negev June 1, in a joint Israel Security Agency-Israel police operation, it was cleared for publication Sunday.
He admitted to having undergone extensive military training in the Gaza Strip on behalf of the Popular Resistance Committees, in order to establish a terrorism infrastructure inside Israel. The training included small arms; preparing various chemicals, car-bombs, explosive belts and bags; the use of explosives; use of GPS devices; map-reading; and intelligence gathering.
Talalkeh, a resident the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, was sent to Israel to recruit terrorists and establish a terrorism infrastructure in the West Bank in order to perpetrate various attacks including suicide attacks and the abduction and murder of soldiers in order to use them as bargaining chips.