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Posts Tagged ‘road terror’

Rock Attack on Egged Bus from Ma’ale Adumim

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Arab terrorists attacked an Israeli bus traveling from the Jewish city of Ma’ale Adumim to Jerusalem on Sunday night.

Using ancient, primitive but effective weapons, the attackers threw stones at the bus. No one was physically injured, although the attack itself traumatized those within the vehicle.

Details were not released regarding the condition of the bus.

Hana Levi Julian

2 Teen Terrorists Killed After Shooting at IDF Soldiers

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Two Arab terrorists from the Palestinian Authority died Sunday morning after stoning Israeli drivers and then shooting at IDF soldiers.

The two 15-year-old teenage terrorists were armed with a knife and a rifle, and were throwing rocks at passing Israeli vehicles on a Shomron road west of Jenin.

“When forces arrived at the scene an assailant opened fire at the soldiers,” said the IDF. “The force responded to the shooting and fired towards the attackers, resulting in their deaths.”

Hana Levi Julian

Arab Stone-Thrower Shot by IDF While Attacking Drivers on Hwy 60

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

An Arab teen was shot by IDF soldiers while attacking Israeli drivers on Highway 60 in Judea on Wednesday.

Arab media claimed the teen, 16-year-old Omar Madi, was shot in the chest. He later died of his injuries in a Hebron hospital, according to the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency.

Madi and several other terrorists were throwing rocks at Israeli drivers as they drove on Highway 60 past the Arab village of El Aroub, a few minutes south of Gush Etzion.

“During routine IDF security activity, forces spotted assailants hurling rocks at civilian vehicles on Route 60, adjacent to El Aroub,” said an IDF spokesperson. “Forces responded to the immediate threat and fired towards one of the attackers.”

Rock-throwing is a primitive but lethal form of warfare that is extremely effective, particularly when aimed at a moving vehicle.

Numerous Israelis have been wounded and more than a few permanently maimed and killed as a result of these attacks.

A year ago this week, four-year-old Adele Bitton was laid to rest after two years of constant hospital stays following a rock attack on a car in which she was a passenger.

Adele’s two sisters were also in the vehicle as her mother Adva Bitton lost control of the car after being struck in a rock attack. All four, residents of the Jewish community of Yakir, were injured.

In 2011, two-year-old Yonatan and his father, Asher Palmer, both residents of the Jewish community of Kiryat Arba, died in a similar attack.

Two Arab terrorists killed the father and son by throwing a huge rock at their vehicle near Kiryat Arba. The windshield was smashed and Palmer was hit in the head by the rock. He lost control of his car, which overturned.

In July 2013, a military court convicted the two Arabs responsible for the murder and sentenced them to double life terms in jail plus 58 years – the first time rocks were recognized as murder weapons in the State of Israel.

One of the two terrorists responsible for the Palmer murders was a member of the Palestinian Authority Security Force. He was the ringleader of a terrorist cell that attacked Jewish motorists several times.

Hana Levi Julian

Teen Terrorist Killed After Firebombing Israeli Vehicles on Highway 60 in Judea

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

One of two teen terrorists was killed Saturday night by an IDF unit while attacking Israeli drivers on Highway 60 in Judea.

The soldiers opened fire while the young terrorists were throwing firebombs (Molotov cocktails) Saturday night at passing Israeli vehicles.

The attacks took place near the Judean town of Halhul, north of Hebron and Kiryat Arba.

One of the two teen terrorists, a 14-year-old, was hit by the gunfire, according to a report broadcast by Israel Radio, and the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency.

“During routine activity to secure route 60, the IDF spotted two suspects attempting to throw Molotov cocktails at vehicles” on the highway,” an IDF spokesperson told Ma’an.

The second suspect was arrested and taken into custody, according to the report.

Hana Levi Julian

Arab Road Terrorists Use Ancient, Effective Weapons

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Arab stone-throwing terrorists continued their attempts to kill Israeli motorists on the roads Tuesday, using ancient and primitive methods that are as deadly as any bullet, mortar or missile.

Arabs hurled rocks at cars on the Gush Etzion – Jerusalem segment of Highway 60 heading into Jerusalem. The attack took place between El Khader and the junction leading to the northern entrance to Efrat, south of Jerusalem. No one was injured in that attack.

Terrorists also hurled rocks at a vehicle marked with the United Nations logo as it traveled near the Jewish community of Efrat. No injuries reported.

Motorists were attacked on Route 35 in Judea, near the Jewish community of Adora as well.

Arab terrorists hurled rocks at motorists traveling on Highway 443, the old Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway near the village of Al Tira.

Stone-throwing attacks were also reported in the Jordan Valley near the village of J’aftalik.

Hana Levi Julian

Arab Terrorists Attack Israeli Motorists

Monday, January 18th, 2016

A female Israeli motorist was attacked by Arab terrorists Monday night while driving on the road in northern Israel near Gan Ner.

The driver was lightly wounded as her car came under a hail of rocks, hurled by the Arab attackers. The vehicle was damaged as well.

The victim was taken to receive treatment to the Emek Afula Medical Center.

Police launched a search for the suspects.

Hana Levi Julian

Beit Arye-Ofarim Vehicle Ramming Terrorist Captured

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Security personnel have captured the Hamas terrorist who rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers from the IDF’s Kedem Battalion Thursday at the entrance to the Jewish community of Beit Arye in Samaria.

Three soldiers were lightly wounded in the attack; a fourth was seriously injured. The battalion had been conducting routine security operations near Beit Arye-Ofarim at the time.

Muhammad Abdel Halim Alhamid Salem, 37, escaped after the attack, abandoning his vehicle in the Arab village of Rantis, where it was later found, and returning to Al-Lubban al-Gharbi, the village where he lives, in Samaria.

A search of the vehicle by IDF soldiers revealed a stun grenade and an M-16 military rifle, making it likely that a more serious terror attack was averted by the IDF presence. The rifle was later discovered to belong to one of the soldiers; the force of the impact when Salem rammed his vehicle into the troops sent the weapon flying into the car.

In a joint operation carried out by the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and the elite IDF Duvdevan unit, the terrorist was arrested late Thursday night.

Salem is no novice terror; he was placed in administrative detention in 2001 for six months on the strength of past terror activity.

Under initial questioning early Friday, he confessed to having carried out Thursday’s attack in responseto to Arab media incitement. He referred to “the situation in Jerusalem” and the Temple Mount, and the “murder of Palestinian children” in his response.

Hana Levi Julian

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/beit-arye-ofarim-vehicle-ramming-terrorist-captured/2015/12/11/

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