An Israeli official said Israel thwarted a “mega-terror attack” that Hamas planned to carry out. Maj. Gen. Aharon Ze’evi-Farkash told a Knesset committee Tuesday that Hamas planned to stage six bombings on the same day two weeks ago, but the terrorists were arrested at the Karni crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, a Palestinian was killed Tuesday after throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.
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