Yediot: Israel planned to assassinate “Saddam Hussein” in 1992

Yediot: Israel planned to assassinate “Saddam Hussein” in 1992

09/06/2012

Palm – revealed the newspaper “Yediot Aharonot” Israeli details of Israeli military plans were being prepared for the assassination of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, which led training on the implementation of the one that killed five soldiers from the unit Israeli elite Kumanos “secret of the General Staff.”

The newspaper “Yediot Ahronot”, on Wednesday, that during the training, which was on the morning of November 5 1992 at the base of the exercises wild (Tsaialam) rocket hit of style group of members of a “secret of the General Staff,” who were performing the role of a footnote Saddam Hussein , where 5 of them were killed assassination plan were frozen after that.

The Israeli army and Mossad positioned and several lesson plans for the assassination of Saddam Hussein and most of them were canceled, but eventually took Israeli special forces trained to plan has been launched under the name (bramble plant), according to the news agency “Sama” newsletter.

The newspaper pointed out that the Chief of Staff of the Israeli army, which is a unit gear to conduct training for the killing of Saddam Hussein was Ehud Barak, the current defense minister, and he was the head of the Mossad at the time Shabtai Shavit, was launched nickname (the body) on the Iraqi president in documents Intelligence Division Military and name (Kciobaia) in the documents of the Mossad, and led all the exercises to perform the operation, Major General Amiram Levin.

Included plans assassination trapping sites was frequented by Saddam Hussein in the periods and dates specific annual, but leadership Israeli security was rejected these plans for one reason or another until they reached certain information from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, “CIA” and led to the development plan for the “wort bramble” , said the information that free the Iraqi president and his wife Sajida’s father, Khairallah Telfah, was very ill and that in the event of his death, Saddam will participate in the funeral and burial ceremony in the town of Ouja, near Tikrit.

She spent one Israeli assassination plans booby-trapped tomb by “Popup packages” and when you reach a footnote Saddam will run IEDs, but the Israeli army and Mossad rejected this plan.
Source: nakhelnews