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Shin Bet arrests seven for smuggling cellphones to security prisoners – Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Shin Bet arrested Arab-Israelis and Palestinians for suspected smuggling of cellphones to security prisoners in the West Bank on Thursday according to the Shin Bet’s Spokesperson’s Unit.

The “phones enable terrorist operatives to advance their efforts,” the Shin Bet’s Spokesperson’s Unit said. “By preventing this smuggling, we prevented continued terrorist activity.”

During an attempt to smuggle phones into the prison with a drone, the drone lost control and crashed against the prison wall.  The police  intercepted a package of 60 cellphones. Those receiving the cellphones were convicted of terrorism or promoting terrorist activities.

Names and pictures of suspected cellphone smugglers.

Some of the suspects were caught at Nafha Prison.

The suspects allegedly smuggled phones into the prisons between 2016 and 2018 via drones. The drone operations were  coordinated with the prisoners via cellphones who would arrange a drop off point and smuggle the cellphones into the prison.

The police will continue to investigate and monitor the situation.

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