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Musa Sarsur: Wanted for terror attack in Holon. Sept. 20, 2022

An 84-year-old woman was found murdered on Tuesday in Holon. MDA received a call of an unconscious woman at 4:24 PM on the street, and medics discovered she was dead with bloody wounds on her body. The woman has been identified as Shulamit Rachel Ovadia.

After examining footage from the attack, police initially suspected it was a terror attack.


Later, on Tuesday evening, police declared it a terror attack, and that they know the identity of the terrorist, Musa Sarsur, age 28, from Azun (near Kalkilya) in the Shomron. Sarsur had a permit to work in Holon in construction.

Police are currently searching for him and in an unusual move, have publicized his picture. They ask to the public to call 100 (the emergency number for the police) if they see him.

Update: Wednesday morning: Police discovered a body in Tel Aviv which they identified as the terrorist. He apparently killed himself following his terror attack.

Chief of police Kobi Shabtai at the scene of the murder of an 84-year-old woman in Holon in a terror attack, September 20, 2022.

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