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April 30, 2016 / 22 Nisan, 5776

Posts Tagged ‘terror attack’

Jerusalem Terror Cell Captured

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Three residents from the Jabal Mukaber neighborhood of Jerusalem were arrested last night by security forces, according to a TPS report.

Shabak security forces said the three were planning an imminent terror attack in Jerusalem.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Soldier Attacked with Ax, Terrorist Killed near Gush Etzion

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

An Arab terrorist armed with a hatchet attacked an IDF soldier in El Arub, which is between the Gush Etzion junction and Kiryat Arba. The attack happened early Thursday afternoon.

According to Hatzalah, the soldier was hit in the head, but was protected by his helmet and only lightly injured. The terrorist had been hiding in the bushes and attacked as the soldier passed by.

The terrorist was shot and killed by a second soldier who pumped 4 bullets into the terrorist.

Scene of terror attack in EL Arub - April 14, 2016

Scene of terror attack in EL Arub – April 14, 2016

Jewish Press News Briefs

3 Wounded in Central Istanbul Bus Stop Bombing

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

At least three people were wounded Saturday night after a bomb detonated at a bus stop in the Mecidiyeköy neighborhood of the Şişli district, in central Istanbul. It is one of the more prominent business quarters of Turkey’s largest city.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Earlier in the day, Turkish police discovered a suspicious bag at another bus stop. The security forces deployed a bomb squad robot to safely detonate the bomb within.

The blast came just hours after a ‘credible threat’ alert from the U.S. embassy in Turkey, warning citizens to stay away from tourist sites and crowded areas in Istanbul and Antalya.

The American alert followed a renewed “high concrete threat” warning on Friday by Israel to its citizens. Israel’s National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau urged Israelis to leave Turkey at once, and advised those who were planning to travel to the country to postpone their trips for now.

Emergency response teams sealed off the area as Turkish police and security personnel swarmed in to determine who was behind the bombing.

Hana Levi Julian

IDF Soldier Stabbed in Tzur Yitzhak

Monday, April 4th, 2016

An IDF soldier was stabbed at around 11:30 am Monday and wounded in the community of Tzur Yitzhak, located in the southern Sharon region.

The unidentified attacker managed to escape after stabbing the victim, who sustained minor wounds.

The soldier has been evacuated for medical treatment. Security forces are searching the area for the attacker.

Police told media they are “not ruling out” the possibility the attack was driven by nationalistic motives, but are exploring all other options as well.

Hana Levi Julian

Belgian PM Cancels Event With US Secy of State Due to Terror Operations

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Belgium’s Prime Minister Charles Michel canceled a planned event with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday as a sting operation to grab a “big fish” got underway in the Schaerbeek neighborhood in Brussels. Police captured Abderamane A. near a tram stop with a backpack that looked “suspicious.”

Witnesses who were in their homes near the scene at the time told The Wall Street Journal they heard two gunshots. Police shot the suspect in the leg when he refused a directive to hand over his backpack and lie down. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody, the witnesses said.

The backpack was detonated by a bomb-disposal robot, which produced a small a small bang, they said. A girl who was with him was unharmed. Her relationship was unclear.

Another suspect shot by Belgian police, Tawfik A. had resisted arrest during a house raid on Friday. He was connected to 34-year-old Frenchman Reda Kriket, a terrorist arrested a day earlier in France. A second suspect connected to Kriket, Rabah N., was also arrested Friday, without gunfire. Tawfik A. was reported released on Saturday, WSJ reported.

Kriket was linked to Abdel-hamid Abaaoud, suspected ringleader of the Nov.13 Paris massacre. Kriket had been convicted in absentia in Belgium last year along with Abaaoud.

Kriket was also allegedly in the advanced stage of planning another attack when he was captured last week . Police said they discovered weapons and explosives in his suburban Paris apartment.

Authorities said they have identified 24 of the 31 victims of last week’s attacks in Brussels; of the 340 wounded, 101 are still hospitalized.

Hana Levi Julian

Two Terrorists Attacked Soldier in Hebron

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Two terrorists stabbed an IDF soldier with two knives at the check post near Tel Rumeida near Hebron and injured him moderately. The soldier fought them back. Other soldiers shot and killed the two terrorists.

The injured soldier was evacuated to Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

David Israel

Brussels Airport Suicide Bombers Named, 1 ISIS Terrorist Named, At Large

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Belgian media have named the two suicide bombers who blew up the departure hall at Zaventem Airport in Brussels on Tuesday.

State broadcaster RTBF reported the two terrorists were brothers, Khalid and Ibrahim El-Bakraoui, both known to the police.

A third suspect, Najim Laachraoui, was also seen on CCTV security footage before the explosions in the airport, and remains at large.

Brussels authorities have asked residents to stay in their homes due to the security situation in the city.

The two brothers were acknowledged as “martyrs” by the Da’esh (ISIS) terrorist organization. The terror group took responsibility for the attacks on the city’s airport and a metro station near the headquarters of the European Union.

At least 30 people died in the attacks and more than 200 others were wounded. Two Israelis who sustained minor wounds and four U.S. citizens who were hospitalized.

Hana Levi Julian

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