Bullet-proof vests for senior officials

Sunday, July 03, 2005 | 
Israel's Shin Bet security service has fitted Cabinet ministers for bullet-proof vests after some received death threats from pullout opponents. Israel is not taking any chances since Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a fellow Israeli in 1995. The biggest concern is that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon could be targeted in a last ditch attempt to torpedo the pullout.

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