Israel indicts suspect in kidnapping, bombing plot



JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s internal security service says a Palestinian militant has been indicted in an alleged plot to capture an Israeli soldier and carry out a suicide bombing.

The Shin Bet service said Wednesday that Mohammed Abu Adra of the militant Hamas group was arrested in February while trying to infiltrate Israel from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

It accused him of being involved in planning the capture of an Israeli soldier and a suicide bombing in the southern city of Eilat.

He was indicted Wednesday on charges including conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to kidnap.