It was released for publication that Shin Bet and police forces arrested five members of a terrorist cell from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sur Baher. The five men were allegedly involved in setting up a bomb which exploded in Jerusalem in the beginning of March, injuring a city maintenance worker. The explosive was hidden in a garbage bag.
The suspects are being charged with involvement in a terrorist organization, contact with foreign agents, conspiring to assist an enemy in a war and an attempt to devise weapons, among others. The charges were filed with the Jerusalem District Court. (Hanan Greenberg).