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On Tuesday, Mideast envoy Tony Blair called off what would have been the first visit of a top Western diplomat to Hamas-ruled Gaza, after Israel's Shin Bet security service received "pinpointed and imminent" intelligence that there was going to be an assassination attempt on his life.
The Shin Bet security service said it had received "information that Palestinians were planning to attack Blair in Gaza, so the relevant services alerted him to the fact."
They say the information about the attack was "detailed and credible." Militants planned to attack Blair's convey with explosives while he was traveling in Gaza.
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