The Israeli security agency Shin Bet announced on Wednesday the arrest of a Hamas operative who entered Israel with a humanitarian pretense, pleading to receive medical treatment.

According to local reports, the suspect had undergone a full year’s training by the military wing of Hamas before entering Israel.

His mission was to enter under a false humanitarian guise and set up a laboratory of explosives in the West Bank, which would then, in turn, supply terrorists with explosives to carry out attacks in Israel, according to the Shin Bet.

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