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September 30, 2016 / 27 Elul, 5776

Posts Tagged ‘Tekoa’

Terror Stoning Attack Near Tekoa in Eastern Gush Etzion

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Arab terrorists attacked Israeli motorists traveling near the junction leading to the Jewish community of Tekoa on Monday evening, located in Judea’s eastern section of Gush Etzion.

The Israeli vehicle was hit by stones hurled by the Arab attackers as it neared the junction. No one in the vehicle was physically injured but the vehicle itself was damaged.

Stoning attacks can be lethal, but Arab road terrorists also employ other means of killing as well, including vehicular ramming attacks.

In 2012, Tekoa resident Dr. Shira Abramson, a doctor at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and mother of seven, was killed in a head-on collision with an Arab truck near the junction. Abramson’s husband, well-known rabbi and musician David “Harpo” Abramson, had died of a heart attack just two years earlier.

Hana Levi Julian

Arab Terrorist Attacks Rising Against Israelis in Judea and Samaria

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

While world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly are pontificating about creating and keeping peace, Palestinian Authority terrorists are escalating their attacks on Israeli civilians on the roads and elsewhere in Judea and Samaria.

An Israeli driver came under a hail of rocks Tuesday as Arab terrorists attacked his vehicle in Gush Etzion. The car was hit while traveling on the road near the Jewish community of Ma’ale Amos in Judea.

No one in the vehicle was physically injured, but the vehicle itself was damaged.

Further south, in Judea, terrorists hurled a firebomb towards the security fence of the Jewish community of Karmei Tzur, in Judea.

Israeli drivers were attacked while traveling on the road past the Arab village of Tuq’ua, near the Jewish community of Tekoa.

The vehicles came under a hail of rocks in Arab terror stoning attacks Tuesday night, according to the Hatzoloh emergency response service in Judea and Samaria.

IDF soldiers are searching for the terrorists in the latter two attacks. No physical injuries were reported.

Hana Levi Julian

Border Guard Female Officer Wounded in Rock Throwing

Monday, September 12th, 2016

A female Border Guard officer was injured from a barrage of stones thrown at her unit by Arabs in a village near Tekoa in Gush Etzion.

The officer received first aid and was evacuated for further treatment in a hospital.

David Israel

Car Shot At Between Jerusalem and Tekoa

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

An Israeli woman’s car was shot at in eastern Gush Etzion, on the road between Tekoa and Har Homa, according to a TPS report.

The woman wasn’t injured, but a bullet hole was found on the car.

This is the third shooting attack on that road in the past few weeks.

Jewish Press News Briefs

After Family Escapes Drive-By Slaughter, Gush Etzion Jews Demand No more ‘Containment’

Monday, July 11th, 2016

On Sunday afternoon residents of the communities of Eastern Gush Etzion along with members from Women in Green met at the ‘T’ intersection east of the Gush Etzion cluster, between Mezad and Ma’ale Amos on one side and Tekoa and Nokdim on the other, for a vigil following the shooting by Arab terrorists at a resident’s car the night before.

The organizers of the protest, Women in Green’s Yehudit Katsover and Nadia Matar, together with Michael Luria of the Pnei Kedem community, noted that last night’s shooting incident ended miraculously, since only the driver’s leg was injured when terrorists shot at his car, while his wife and their six children, including a one-week-old infant, were also in the vehicle.

Deputy Head of the Gush Etzion Council Moshe Savil called for an end to the policy of “containing” terror incidents and for the implementation of full security for the residents of the area in all of the main roads.

Brigade commander of the area, Col. (Res.) Roman Gofman, also came to the site and heard from representatives of Women in Green that it was exactly in that place, about two years ago, there had been a protest vigil for several weeks, which ended after protesters were promised cellular reception in the area to assure the security forces’ quick and effective response, a regular transport station and a manned pillbox, all of which were supposed to offer a message of security to travelers in the area.

The protesters complained to the brigade commander that since that promise was made, there has been no actual change. There still is no cellular reception, a transportation station has not been set up and there is no pillbox. Their demand, they explained to the brigade commander, is now even sharper and more emphatic because of the recurring terror attacks in the area and in the traffic routes around the intersection.

JNi.Media

Shooting Attack Between Tekoa and Efrat – One Wounded [video]

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

One person was injured in a shooting attack at the T-Junction near Tekoa in Gush Etzion at around 11 PM on Saturday night. Terrorists hit the car with multiple bullets.

The T-Junction is the road that connect Eastern Gush Etzion (Tekoa, Nokdim, Maaleh Amos) to Efrat.

MDA treated the 30-year-old driver with a bullet wound in his lower body.

The wounded Israeli was transported to Sharei Tzedek hospital where he is listed in light to moderate condition.

The IDF is scouring nearby villages to locate the terrorist’s escape vehicle and the terrorists.

There is fighting going on in the village of Sair, after the IDF went in, in pursuit of the terrorists.

Jewish Press News Briefs

One Injured in Stonethrowing Near Tekoa

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

On person has been lightly injured near (Arab) Tekoa, after stones were thrown at the car. The car’s windshield was also broken.

Last week, an armored Israeli school bus was hit by gunfire near (Arab) Tekoa.

Jewish Press News Briefs

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