Photo Credit: Flash90
The old, wood Allenby Bridge, which is adjacent to the new, paved bridge.

On Monday morning, a Palestinian Authority Arab tried to grab a gun from an IDF soldier, while yelling “Alahu Ahkbar”, near the terminal at the Allenby Bridge. IDF soldiers, from the Engineering corps, shot and killed the terrorist, according to Galei Tzahal.

The crossing has been temporarily closed following the attack.

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The terrorist was identified as Raed Za’eiter (38), formerly of Shechem (Nablus). The Palestinian Authority Prime Minister said that Za’eiter worked as a civil court judge in Jordan.

The Allenby Bridge is the primary land-crossing point between Israel and Jordan. It was first built in 1885 by the Ottomans, rebuilt in 1918, destroyed in 1946, rebuilt again in 1968 (the wood bridge pictured above), and then finally a modern bridge was built adjacent to the wood bridge in the 1990s.

The bridge is also called the King Hussein Bridge.

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24 COMMENTS

  1. Palestinian State? Forget It………….
    ….we cannot occupy our own Land! JUDEE,SAMARIA,
    PART INDIVISIBLE OF ISRAEL
    JUDEE,SAMARIA,
    PART INDIVISIBLE OF ISRAEL
    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A PALESTINIAN PEOPLE! THEY HAVE NO RIGHTS TO THE HOMELAND OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE »
    JERUSALEM, CAPITAL INDIVISIBLE DE L’ETAT JUIF D’ISRAEL

  2. Steve Brown, he is Jordanian, not part of PA, and haaertz news did not report this man attacking while screaming Allah hu akbar. Jewish press has a way of propagating half truths. I dont believe the man would have attacked him, it is also not the first time IDF have shot and killed people and made up an excuse as to why.

  3. Yes, I agree, Buthayna Hammad was never born, she never existed, ,just like the state Palestine or Palestinian.. A woman in pa clothing, speaking pa nonsense, and using primitive uncivilized descriptive word. She lives in a zoo? I believe that is the place for Israel hater like her.

  4. Yes, I agree, Buthayna Hammad was never born, she never existed, ,just like the state Palestine or Palestinian.. A woman in pa clothing, speaking pa nonsense, and using primitive uncivilized descriptive word. She lives in a zoo? I believe that is the place for Israel hater like her.

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