Israel worried over threat to Jewish kids in Turkey

Turkish police officers stand guard in front of Neve Shalom Synagogue on March 29, 2016 in Istanbul as Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed concern over a report that the Islamic State group is planning to attack Jewish school children in TurkeyIsraeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday expressed deep concern over a report that the Islamic State group is planning to attack Jewish school children in Turkey. Citing unnamed intelligence officials, Britain’s Sky TV reported on Monday that IS “terrorists” have advanced plans to “murder Jewish children in Turkey, targeting kindergartens, schools and youth centres”. The report came on the same day that Israel advised its citizens to leave Turkey “as soon as possible,” warning of the risk of jihadist attacks.

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