City: Israeli terror suspect falls;
cops eye link to al-Qaeda
By ARIS ILAGAN
June 14, 2004
Philippine National Police (PNP) operatives apprehended an Israeli suspected to be a member of the al-Qaeda terror network in in Baguio City on June 7.
|Arrested was Mera
Reports reaching the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City, disclosed that Mera was nabbed at about 2 p.m., by joint elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit and the Bureau of Immigration at the vicinity of the Department of Social Welfare Development in Baguio City.
Authorities also said that Doutvsky was also found to be an undocumented and overstaying alien.
Police said the information they received from the Bureau
of Immigration revealed that Doutvsky is a suspected
member of the al-Qaeda terrorist cell, an information
still unconfirmed by other intelligence agencies.
|Explosive materials plenty enough to sink a passenger
ship were seized by authorities from arrested terrorist
suspect Alejandro Aguirre.
The explosives were seized before these could be shipped to Zamboanga City.
The arrest came following an announcement by the Australian government that terrorists have entered Indonesia from the Philippines in recent weeks to plan a new strategy on assassinating diplomats in lieu of bombing western targets.
|The suspect was held on Thursday at Pier 18, North Harbor, Manila allegedly trying to ship seven boxes of explosives, including blasting caps and rolls of detonating cord and fuses.|
See also: The Phony (Mossad) Al Qaeda Cell in Palestine
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