Tag Archive for firebomb

Palestinian shot dead throwing Molotov Cocktail at IDF during protests

Although IDF soldiers are now allowed to neutralize terrorists throwing fire-bombs (Molotov cocktails) with live fire, an IDF spokesperson said the two incidents, on Friday & Saturday that  left 2 protestors shot dead, will have the IDF investigating the shootings.



RAMALLAH – On Saturday, Amir Shehada, 19, died in a clash with security forces near the Yitzhar settlement, south of Nablus, the PA Health Ministry said.

Shehada was shot in the chest, according to ministry.

Palestinian demonstrators photographed in Hebron on March 9, 2018, hurling molotov cocktails at IDF soldiers during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision.

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2 Palestinians neutralized answering calls to riot against IDF soldiers

Dozens of rioters, called by Palestinian leadership to rebel against Trump’s Jerusalem recognition, hurled firebombs and stones at Israeli forces, requiring the soldiers to open fire, killing two.

By David Rosenberg


Two Arab men were shot and killed during violent riots Thursday, sources in the Palestinian Authority claimed.

Arab rioters clashed with Israeli security forces across Judea, Samaria, and along the Gaza-Israel border Thursday afternoon, with stone-throwers hurling firebombs and stones at security personnel.

Rioters attempt to extinguish fire caused as terrorist lit home-made firebomb [file] – YouTube screenshot

An IDF spokesperson said dozens of Arab rioters attacked Israeli soldiers along the frontier between Israel and the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

REPORT: IDF kills Palestinian & 3 wounded when throwing molotov cocktails at soldiers


• IDF reports soldiers responded with gunfire as Palestinians threw molotov cocktails at security forces.
• Palestinians report one teenager killed by gunfire, 3 others seriously wounded during skirmish with IDF soldiers.

By i24NEWS – AFP


Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager Thursday in the West Bank and seriously wounded three other Palestinians, the Palestinian health ministry said in a statement.

It did not give the circumstances, but said the shooting happened near the Jelazoun Palestinian refugee camp.

A general view taken on December 28, 2016 shows a partial view of the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah – Photo: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP

An Israeli army spokeswoman said soldiers shot a number of Palestinians throwing petrol bombs at Beit El settlement, close to Jelazoun, but she could not confirm the death. Continue Reading »

IDF retaliates after rocket fired at Israel, Palestinian killed throwing fire-bomb


• IDF tanks & fighter jets target Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket explodes in open area – causing no injuries.
• Palestinian neutralized while throwing Molotov cocktail Friday, ending in young terrorist’s death.


IDF tanks and fighter jets attacked Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday. The attack was in response to a rocket fired on the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, which surrounds Gaza.

Early Saturday morning, a rocket was reported to have fallen in an open area in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported. Continue Reading »

Palestinian boy killed, 3 others injured after firebombs hurled at passing cars


IDF accidentally killed 15 yr-old Palestinian, wounding three others who were believed to be involved in a rock and firebomb attack on cars traveling Route 443, that left an Israeli & two foreigners injured, then taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
– In separate operations, security forces demolish home of Taylor Force’s murderer, and arrest 12 other wanted terror-suspects.

By Elisha Ben Kimon


IDF forces shot and killed a young Palestinian boy overnight Monday in what appears to be a case of mistaken identity, following a terrorist attack which wounded two foreigners and one Israel on Route 443.

Passengers hospitalized after car was attacked by Palestinian rock-throwing terrorists

An Israeli and two foreigners in their twenties were lightly injured and taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center when rocks and Molotov Cocktails were hurled at a passing vehicle on the main highway.

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Palestinian terrorist throwing a firebomb at soldiers shot dead by IDF


IDF soldiers on patrol protecting Jewish travelers from ambush get attacked by Palestinian terrorists throwing a Molotov Cocktail, leaving one arrested and one shot dead.

A Palestinian armed with a Molotov Cocktail was shot by the army, and a second was taken into custody in Halhul near Route 60 on Friday, the IDF said.

Palestinian terrorist throwing a firebomb at Israel Police ignites himself [illustrative] – Photo: Hazem Bader:AFP

Palestinian media said the man died of gunshot wounds.

An IDF unit carrying out a security mission in the area to protect Route 60 encountered the suspects, the army added. Continue Reading »

Arab killed in Jerusalem by Border Police While Throwing Firebomb


Israel Border Guard kills one of the rioters after responding with live fire at group of Arabs throwing Molotov cocktails at them in Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem.

By Matt Wanderman


A group of Arabs threw about ten Molotov cocktails at Border Police in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud. Arab sources report that security forces returned fire and killed one rioter before the rest dispersed.

Firebomb (file)

Firebomb (file) – Photo: Reuters

Walla! news identifies the dead terrorist as Ayman al-Abasi, a 17-year-old from Silwan. He previously spent a year and a half in an Israeli prison for his involvement in a 2012 stabbing in Ras al-Amud. Continue Reading »

IDF shoots terrorist dead as he hurls Molotov cocktail


IDF soldiers manage to shoot 19 yr-old terrorist as he was throwing lit firebomb at Israeli cars driving just north of Hevron.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


A 19-year-old Palestinian Arab terrorist was shot dead on Thursday by IDF forces according to Palestinian Authority (PA) medics, as he was in the process of hurling a firebomb at Israeli cars in Judea.

Arabs throw firebombs at IDF soldiers in Hevron (file) – Reuters

The medics identified the terrorist as Khaled Jawabrah from Al-Arub “refugee camp,” located north of the ancient city of Hevron, where Arab rioters were clashing with security forces.
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Palestinian assailant shot & critically wounded after hurling firebomb at moving car


view videoVehicle overturns after being hit by firebomb, yet the driver was unharmed.
• IDF critically injured the Palestinian Arab who hurled the Molotov cocktail & his accomplice was detained after attempting to flee the scene.

By i24news


Israeli security forces in the West Bank late Thursday shot and critically injured a Palestinian who hurled a Molotov cocktail at an Israeli vehicle, causing it to overturn, local media outlets reported.

The driver, however, reportedly emerged unharmed from the incident.

An accomplice of the Palestinian assailant was detained after attempting to flee the scene.


IDF braces for Palestinian ‘day of rage’

The Israeli army is on alert and is preparing for continued violent clashes in Jerusalem as Palestinians plan protests in the capital and the West Bank following afternoon prayers against the backdrop of tension on the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »

After making wrong turn, 5 American tourists viciously attacked by Palestinians


Five American tourists who accidentally drove into Arab controlled Hebron were attacked by stones-throwers and firebombed, before finally being ushered away by lone man before being extricated by Israeli forces; leaving two injured.

By i24news


Five American tourists were on their way to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs, a Jewish holy site in the West Bank, when they got lost and entered a sector of the city of Hebron which is under Palestinian control. There were reports of clashes in the city in the aftermath of the event.

The car carrying the five came under attack from people throwing stones, and the car was fire-bombed. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: Jerusalem to reevaluate open-fire orders on hostiles throwing rocks & fire-bombs




Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a special high-level security meeting on Wednesday where it was decided to increase security forces in Jerusalem and on Road 443 from the capital to Mod’in, and weigh new open-fire orders on those throwing rocks and fire-bombs.

The meeting, which included Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, General Security Services (Shin Bet) head Yoram Cohen, and other security officials was called in light of a recent spike in terror incidents in the capital and on 443, which is one of the major roads to and from the capital. Continue Reading »

Fatah Ringleader Shot Dead While Attacking IDF

Large group of Palestinian rioters in Judea hurl rocks & firebombs at the IDF, wounding a soldier, which prompted a response leaving the riot leader dead.

By Ari Yashar


An Arab rioter attacking IDF forces was reportedly shot dead on Tuesday morning at the Dheisheh “refugee camp” located outside of Bethlehem, in Judea.

The 19-year-old rioter, named as Jihad al-Jafari, was killed overnight during clashes targeting the IDF, according to Palestinian Arab medics who spoke to AFP.

An IDF spokesperson noted that the troops were assaulted by a group of Arab rioters hurling rocks, firebombs and other incendiary devices, and that in the onslaught a soldier was wounded.

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IDF Kill Palestinian Terrorist, Jail Second For Throwing Molotov Cocktail in Samaria

IDF Paratroopers identify 2 Arab terrorists Saturday evening as they throw firebombs near Yitzhar, killing one and catching the other.

By Gil Ronen


A terrorist was killed Saturday evening by a force of IDF paratroopers, after he and a second terrorist were identified throwing firebombs at vehicles on the Gilad road in Samaria, next to Yitzhar.

The second terrorist escaped and was caught a short while later. He was slightly wounded.

The Head of the Samaria Regional Council, Gershon Mesika, said Saturday evening: “I wish to congratulate the soldiers who reacted properly vis-a-vis the terrorist this evening. Unfortunately, we already know what terrible results the rock and firebomb terror can have.”

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Young Students Urge UN Head to Condemn Arab Firebombings on Israeli Civilians


1,000 students at the Amit Lehava Girls’ School send petition to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asking him to condemn the firebombing attack that severely burned their 11 yr-old friend, adding, “Ignoring is the same thing as silently supporting.”

By Yael Branovsky & Meital Yasur Beit-Or


Students at Amit Lehava girls’ school in Kedumim wrote a petition to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asking him to condemn the attackers who threw a Molotov cocktail at 11-year-old Ayala Shapira and her father as they were driving in Samaria, causing the young girl massive burns.

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IDF Shot Palestinian Teen Dead While Throwing His Last Firebomb


IDF troops shoot dead a Palestinian Arab teenager who was caught trying to firebomb Israeli vehicles by throwing a Molotov-cocktail as they drove by.

By Ben Ariel, Canada


Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian Arab teenager Friday during clashes with rock-throwing protesters near Ramallah, Palestinian medical officials and security sources told AFP.

Arab terrorist throws firebomb

Arab terrorist throws firebomb – Reuters

They named the dead youth as Orwa Hammad, 17, and said he was shot in the village of Silwad.

The IDF said that troops opened fire towards the teenager upon identifying that he was preparing to throw firebombs towards a local road. Continue Reading »