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July 24, 2016 / 18 Tammuz, 5776

Posts Tagged ‘Highway 60’

Updated: Drive-by Shooting Attack on Road 60 near Otniel, Father Killed, Wife and Children Wounded

Friday, July 1st, 2016

At 2:53 PM, an emergency call came in of a shooting attack on Road 60, near the Adorayim junction, close to Otniel, which is around 15 kilometers south of Hebron.

Terrorists in a car shot at two Israeli vehicle as they drove past, causing one of the Israeli cars to flip over.

There are bullet holes in the car, and some 20 bullet shells were found on the road.

Hatzolah of Judea and Samaria has announced that the man (40) in the car died. His wife, in her 30s, is seriously wounded with gunshot wounds to the chest, one of their girls (13) was moderately wounded and the boy (15) was lightly wounded.

All the wounded were transported to Hadassah hospital.

The family had been driving south from Otniel. The husband has been identified as Rabbi Miki Mark from Otniel.

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Security forces are on high alert for this last week of Ramadan, when historically the Islamists are at their most violent.

As of this writing, late Friday night in Israel and shortly before the start of the Sabbath in New York, Gaza terrorists launched a rocket attack against the residents of Sderot in southern Israel.  A kindergarten building in the city sustained a direct hit and two people were treated for shock.

The Religion of Peace strikes again.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Firebombing and Stoning Attacks Against Israeli Motorists on Highway 60

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Israeli motorists were firebombed Wednesday by Arab terrorists near the Jewish community of Ma’ale Amos, in Gush Etzion. No physical injuries were reported.

In a separate attack a few minutes’ drive south of that location, Israeli drivers came under a barrage of stones hurled by Arab terrorists as they drove pasts the village of El Aroub on Highway 60.

El Aroub is located south of Gush Etzion, about 10 minutes north of Kiryat Arba. No physical injuries were reported in any of the stoning attacks, but there were no details available about damage to the vehicles.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Arab Terrorists Stoning Israeli Motorists on Judea Roads

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Arab terrorists hurled rocks at Israeli motorists on Thursday as they traveled along Highway 60 in the direction of Hebron from Gush Etzion.

The stoning attacks damaged at least one vehicle as it passed the Arab village of Beit Omar, although none of the motorists were physically injured.

Israeli Border Guard Police and IDF soldiers were notified.

Hana Levi Julian

1 Injured in Arab Terror Rock Attack in Northern Jerusalem

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

One person was injured Wednesday night in an Arab stoning attack in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev.

Terrorists were hurling rocks at motorists as they traveled along Uzi Narkiss Street, which follows Highway 60 in the northern part of the capital near the Arab neighborhood of Shufat.

The extent of the damage to the vehicle is unknown.

Hana Levi Julian

Hamas Terrorist in Hebron Among 3 Fugitives Arrested in Judea

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

IDF soldiers captured a Hamas terrorist in Hebron in the wee hours of Sunday morning in arrest operations in Judea.

The forces also carried out similar operations in the terrorist hotspot of Beit Omar, a Palestinian Authority Arab village along Highway 60 about 15 minutes north of Hebron.

Two suspects were captured and arrested in connection with terrorist activities during the operations in Beit Omar, according to the IDF.

All three suspects were transferred to security personnel from the Shin Bet domestic intelligence agency for further questioning.

Hana Levi Julian

Police Officer Badly Injured in Possible Ramming Attack

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

A Northern District police officer was seriously wounded at the intersection of Highways 60 and 75 in Nazareth on Sunday evening when an unidentified driver rammed into him at high speed.

The driver was heading towards Afula at the time, according to police. The officer had motioned for the vehicle to pull over and stop but was ignored by the driver, who fled immediately after running him over.

The officer was rushed to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, according to Israel Police spokesperson Luba Samri.

Police set up checkpoints around the area. Just over an hour later police announced a suspect had been detained and was being questioned.

Hana Levi Julian

Terrorists Attack Bus on Highway 60 in Judea

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Arab terrorists attacked an Israeli bus traveling on Highway 60 late Saturday night as it passed the Palestinian Authority village of Beit Omar.

The terrorists hurled rocks at the bus as it traveled on the road. None of the passengers were physically injured but the bus was damaged.

Hana Levi Julian

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