Released for publication: The terrorists who murdered Danny Gonen and injured a second person near Dolev (Ein Bubin Stream) on June 19, 2015 have been captured by Israeli security services.
Following the attack, the Shabak, Israel’s internal security service, and the IDF began an extensive operation looking for the terrorists, eventually arresting 5 members of the terror cell.
The terrorists admitted to additional attacks on security forces near Kalandia, besides the murder of Danny Gonen.
Security forces found the murder weapon they used as well as other terror related weapons and equipment.
The Shabak released the following names of the terrorists they captured and their terror organization affiliation. All were from Kalandia.
Mahmed Abu Shahin (Force 17 / Palestinian Authority)
Amjad Adwan (Tanzin-Fatah/PLO)
Ashraf Amar (Tanzin-Fatah/PLO)
Osama Asad (Tanzin-Fatah/PLO)
Mohamad Adwan (Unaffiliated)
Mohamad Adwan, the only one without a prior record or jail time, hid the murder weapon in his home.
Mahmed Abu Shahin, is a member of Force 17, one of the official armed branch of the Palestinian Authority, under control of the PA president.
The weapon used to murder Danny Gonen