Was Jimmy Carter the target of assassins in Gaza? - Macleans.ca

Was Jimmy Carter the target of assassins in Gaza?

Palestinian sources say Hamas saved the former president from an attempt on his life

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Palestinian sources are claiming an assassination attempt against former U.S. president Jimmy Carter was foiled by Hamas on Tuesday. According to the sources, a group linked to al Qaeda planted several IEDs along the route Carter’s convoy was going to travel on inside Gaza. Israeli security sources claim the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) were the ones who passed on the information about an attack to Carter’s security team. However, the official statement from a Hamas government spokesperson flatly denied that there were any plans to target Carter, and that no explosives had been found.

The Jerusalem Post

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