IDF arrests 15 Muslim terrorists in Judea-Samaria, raids home of eliminated terrorist
The IDF arrested 15 Muslim terrorists overnight in Judea and Samaria, who were wanted for involvement in terrorism and violent disorders directed against civilians and security personnel.
The terrorists were turned over to security agencies for further investigation.
As part of an ongoing campaign against illegal weapons, IDF troops discovered a ‘Carlo’ machine gun in an Arab village in Judea.
Arabs report that IDF forces raided a house in the Arab village of Bidya in Samaria, home of the Muslim terrorist who was eliminated yesterday after attempting to stab a soldier at the Givati Avishar Junction.
A 22-year-old Muslim terrorist attempted to stab a soldier standing at a bus stop at the Gitai Avishar Junction on Highway 5 in Samaria. The wannabe terrorist was shot and eliminated by soldiers from the Artillery Corps’ 55th Battalion, who were on the scene.
No Israeli troops hurt.
This was the third terror attack in Samaria over the past eight days. An IDF reservist soldier was moderately wounded and a civilian woman was lightly wounded in a stabbing attack Thursday outside the Samaria Territorial Brigade base. The terrorist was able to escape initially but was captured later in the day.
Last Sunday, a Muslim terrorist murdered Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hagbi in a terror attack in the Barkan industrial zone. He is still at large.