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‘We will get to you’: A live bullet sent along with death threat letter to Israel’s PM, family

Prime News, International, Tel Aviv, April 28:- Israeli police have beefed up security around Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his family after a letter addressed to them was found to contain a live bullet and a death threat.

The Israeli police and internal security agency Shin Bet have launched an investigation into the death threat made against Prime Minister Bennett and his family, the police said on Thursday (April 28). The letter intended for Bennett and his family included a bullet, the brief police statement said.

“Following a letter with a death threat and a live bullet inside that was addressed to the Prime Minister and his family, security officials in the Prime

The Minister’s Office has decided to reinforce the security of the unit responsible for protecting Prime Minister Bennett’s family,” a statement issued by the PM’s media adviser said on Tuesday (April 26). Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz online quoted an informed source as saying that the letter was not sent to Bennett’s Ra’anana home, nor to the official residence of the prime minister in Jerusalem, but to the former workplace of Gilat Bennett, the prime minister’s wife.

They informed the family of the letter, which was passed on to the Shin Bet, the source reportedly said. They added that the letter mentioned the couple’s 16-year-old son, Yoni, and said, “We will get to you,” the report said.

The fact that the letter included a bullet made the investigating bodies attach greater importance to the threat, compared with the other threats posed online, it said. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)

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