7 wanted terrorists arrested overnight – Counter-terrorism operations continue in the village of Adam terrorist
BREAKING: The IDF arrested 7 Muslim terrorists overnight in Judea and Samaria, who were wanted for involvement in lone wolf terror attacks and violent disorders directed against civilians and security personnel.
All of the terrorists were transferred to the appropriate security personnel for questioning.
Over the weekend, IDF, the Shin Bet and Border Police operated in Kubar, the Arab village where the Muslim terrorist who murdered Yotam Ovadia came from.
Forces interrogated his family and mapped out his house in preparation for its demolition.
On Thursday evening, a 17-year-old Muslim terrorist infiltrated the Jewish community of Adam, near Jerusalem and brutally stabbed Yotam Ovadia several time. Yotam succumbed to his wounds overnight while being treated in the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus.
A 58-year-old man who was left in moderate condition and a 41-year-old man was left in light condition.
Following the terror attack, IDF forces took four Muslim terrorists for further investigation. The family’s permits were confiscated and residents were forbidden from leaving for work.
In addition, the IDF confiscated terrorist funds and incitement materials.
Additional forces blocked the entrance to the terror nest of Nabi Saleh, 3.5 kilometers northwest of Kubar.
Muslim terrorists rioted over the weekend, threw rocks and firebombs and burned tires during the counter-terrorism operations.
“The security forces will continue to act to protect the residents of the area and will act against terrorism in the communities and the roads,” the IDF said.
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he had instructed the Civil Administration to act towards the authorization of 400 housing units in the Jewish community of Adam, where the terror attack took place.