Jihad-sympathizers attend funeral of Muslim terrorist eliminated in Jerusalem – Riots underway
BREAKING: Violent riots underway at Qalandiya checkpoint, following the funeral of a Muslim terrorist who was shot and eliminated overnight during a counter-terrorism operation in Kafr ‘Aqab, the northernmost Arab neighborhood of East Jerusalem.
Massive celebratory gunfire reported during the procession.
Hundreds of terror-sympathizers who attended the funeral are now engaged in throwing rocks and firebombs at security forces at Qalandiya checkpoint.
The checkpoint is currently closed in both directions.
According to Arab reports, a Muslim teen-terrorist was shot in the head with a rubber bullet during the riots.
Violent riots broke out overnight during a counter-terrorism operation in Kafr ‘Aqab. Muslim terrorists threw rocks and explosive devices at IDF and Border Police troops, who responded with live fire. A Muslim terrorist was shot and eliminated and three others injured, one critically, during the terror attack.
The IDF arrested 12 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.
In addition, as part of an ongoing campaign against illegal weapons, the IDF, Border Police, and the Israeli Police seized a local-made “Karlo” submachine gun in the Arab village of Beit Ummar in Gush Etzion.