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Cleared for publication: IDF apprehended ‘block-throwing’ Palestinian terrorist

The 49 yr-old Palestinian terrorist who dropped a cinder block on the head of IDF soldier Amit Ben Yigal last month in Samaria was arrested by combined Israeli security forces according to a statement by an IDF spokesperson.

Arutz Sheva Staff


Israeli security forces captured an Arab terrorist responsible for killing an IDF soldier in Samaria last month.

Military censors have cleared for publication the arrest, which took place several weeks ago, of Nizmi Abu Bakr, a 49-year-old Palestinian Authority resident of the town of Ya’bad, west of Jenin, in northern Samaria.

Abu Bakr is suspected of dropping a block on 21-year-old IDF soldier Amit Ben Yigal from the roof of his building in Ya’bad, during an arrest operation on the night of May 12th. Continue Reading »