IS Planned Cowardly Attacks on Children

IS Planning ‘Imminent’ Attack On Jewish Schools

Exclusive: Islamic State is plotting an “imminent” attack, specifically targeting Jewish children, Sky News can reveal.
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Terrorists from the so-called Islamic State have advanced plans to murder Jewish children in Turkey, targeting kindergartens, schools and youth centres, Sky News can reveal.

Information on what intelligence officials are describing as an “imminent” attack was obtained from six operatives from the “Caliphate” who were arrested in the southern city of Gaziantep over the last week.

The most likely target of an attack is Istanbul’s synagogue in Beyoglu, which also has a community centre and a school attached to it.

“In light of these circumstances, extraordinary security measures are being taken above and beyond the high alert level already in place by the Turkish police, as well as vigilance within the Jewish community,” an intelligence source told Sky News.

“Undercover and other covert counter-terror measures are being implemented around the clock.

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