TEL AVIV (JTA) — Iranian nationals arrested in Kenya may have been planning to attack U.S. or Israeli targets, Kenyan security forces said.
Security forces found 33 pounds of a powerful explosive after they arrested the Iranians in June, according to The Associated Press. The explosives were in Mombassa, a coastal city. The AP reported that several hotels on the coast are owned by Israelis.
“There are no limits to Iranian terrorism,” said a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “The international community needs to fight the greatest exporter of terrorism in the world."