While US warns travelers, Israel already on high alert

03.05.2011                      29.Nisan, 5771                      Tag 14 des Omer

Vorsorglicher Alarm:

While US warns travelers, Israel already on high alert

Following bin Laden death, defense establishment says Israel was previously on alert due to fears of Hezbollah attack.

The defense establishment held a number of security consultations on Monday to assess the threat level and possible security implications that the killing of Osama bin Laden could have for Israel.
A senior security official said Monday that the country was not altering any of its existing travel advisories for the time being. The defense establishment has been on high alert for several months already due to concerns that Hezbollah is planning an imminent attack against an Israeli target overseas to avenge the 2008 assassination of its military commander, Imad Mughniyeh….