SPECIAL SECURITY REPORT
Attempted breaches on Sunday of Israel’s border fence with Gaza thwarted as IDF forces kill 3 of the infiltrators, all neutralized. Explosives thrown at soldiers during second attempt.
By Gary Willig
The IDF stated that two attempts were made to infiltrate Israel from Gaza Sunday evening.
In the first incident, two terrorists were identified attempting to breach the fence in the southern Gaza Strip. IDF forces opened fire on the suspects, killing one of them. The other suspect was apprehended and taken for questioning by security forces.
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Yasser Murtaja apparently was a veteran member of Hamas’ security apparatus who brought drones into Gaza for intelligence gathering purposes.
– Israel’s Defense Minister, “We also saw a journalist approach the border and operate a drone.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Yasser Murtaja, the Palestinian journalist who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, was actually a Hamas activist, security officials told Israeli news site Walla!.
According the the report published Tuesday morning, Murtaja had been an officer in the Hamas security apparatus in Gaza for years.
At funeral of Hamas operative/journalist Yasser Murtaja, who was shot by IDF while operating drone over border with Israel. Continue Reading »
A security guard was stabbed multiple times in the upper body and was left in critical condition even after the quick response of a police officer who immediately shot dead the Palestinian terrorist, thus preventing even more injuries.
BY UDI SHAHAM, JPOST.COM STAFF
A security guard was severely wounded in a stabbing attack in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday.
Knife used to stab security guard at Jerusalem’s Old City – Photo: Israel Police Spokesman Department
The attacker was shot and allegedly killed. Israel’s Shin Bet Security Agency said that the attacker was from the West Bank, although earlier reports from Israel’s Channel 10 television stated that Turkish identity papers were found on the body of the alleged assailant. Continue Reading »
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.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS
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. Continue Reading »
Sharp reflexes of Israel’s Border Police successfully thwart what could have been a fatal tragedy, by neutralizing 2 armed Palestinian terrorists trying to stab security personal.
– Samaria Regional Council head, “Terror will not break us.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Border police thwarted at attempted stabbing attack against their forces at the Tapuach junction in the Samaria region of the West Bank on Tuesday afternoon.
An officer in an observation post noted two suspicious looking Palestinian men in the area of a bus station at the junction, according to police.
Palestinian terrorist (with knife between legs) neutralized by border police at the Tapuach junction in the West Bank, 23 Jan 2018. Continue Reading »
Wife-beating Palestinian from Beit Surik shoots dead 3 members of Israeli security forces and seriously wounded one in morning terrorist attack, before being shot dead by Border Guard police on the scene.
– Hamas hails attack, saying ‘This is a new chapter in the Al-Quds intifada.’
– UPDATED with Israel Police video.
By Ynet reporters
A terrorist shot and killed a Border Policeman and two civilian security guards and seriously wounded another Israeli near the settlement of Har Adar in the Jerusalem area on Tuesday morning. The terrorist was shot and killed by security forces.
Magen David Adom paramedics treated three fatally wounded members of the Israeli security forces in their twenties and thirties, but had to pronounce them dead at the scene.The Border Policeman was identified as Staff Sergeant Solomon Gavriya, 20, from Be’er Yaakov. Continue Reading »
A 21yr-old Border Guard policeman was injured in the leg at the Tapuah junction knife attack, and evacuated to hospital for treatment.
– Terrorist eliminated.
By i24NEWS – AFP
A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead, an Israeli police spokeswoman said.
The knife used in the attack at Tapuah Junction, August 19, 2017 – Photo: Police Spokesperson
She said the 17-year-old attacker, whose identity was not disclosed, approached a group of border guards and pulled a knife from his bag to attack one of them, and another guard opened fire on him. Continue Reading »
Spurred by incitement from Palestinian leadership after Israel placed metal detectors to Temple Mount’s entrance, would-be Arab assassin was neutralized, unsuccessful in harming any of the soldiers.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A Palestinian assailant attempted to stab an IDF soldier stationed near the West Bank settlement of Tekoa on Thursday afternoon, the military confirmed.
Security forces shot and killed the would-be terrorist in response to the attempted attack.
Knife from the scene of an attempted stabbing attack by a Palestinian assailant in the West Bank, July 20, 2017. – Photo: IDF SPOKESMAN’S UNIT
There were no injuries to the Israeli troops. Continue Reading »
In the latest Arab terrorist car attack outside Kiryat Arba near Hevron, at least 2 IDF soldiers sustained light injuries, but required their transfer to a Jerusalem hospital.
By David Rosenberg
At least two soldiers were injured in a ramming attack outside of Kiryat Arba near Hevron Tuesday afternoon.
According to initial reports, an Arab terrorist drove his car into a group of IDF soldiers positioned outside the entrance to the Palestinian Authority-controlled village of Beit Einun, northeast of Hevron.
Screen Shot of car ramming attack – Taken from Ynet
Two members of the squad were lightly injured in the attack. Continue Reading »
After ramming his car into an IDF guard post, lightly injuring one soldier, his squad opened fire neutralizing the terrorist when he exited the car attempting to stab the Israeli soldiers.
By JPOST.com Staff, ANNA AHRONHEIM
An IDF soldier was wounded when a car driven by a Palestinian man rammed into him near Tekoa, in the West Bank, on Monday afternoon. The assailant was shot and later died of his injuries, after trying to stab a few soldiers as he fled the car, the IDF spokesperson’ unit said.
Aerial photo of Tekoa. – Screenshot: Google maps
The soldier was lightly injured and taken to Jerusalem’s Shaare Tzedek hospital, with injuries to his right thigh. Continue Reading »
As the Palestinian pulls out his kitchen-knife at a checkpoint in the West Bank in an attempt to kill a soldier during a routine check, the alert soldiers watching immediately react shooting him dead before he can butcher anyone.
A Palestinian pulled out a knife and attempted to stab soldiers from the Home Front Command on Tuesday afternoon in the West Bank, the IDF has reported.
An Israel Police officer over the body of the Palestinian attacker – Israel Police
The soldiers were carrying out a routine check near Adam Square in Benjamin, north of Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
Would-be murderer shot, neutralized at the scene near Huwara by soldier, with no injuries to Israeli side in 2nd such incident in the area in 2 days.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM, JPOST.COM STAFF
A knife-wielding Palestinian assailant attempted to stab Israeli security forces stationed near Huwara in the West Bank on Wednesday, the IDF said.
The would-be attacker was shot and wounded before being apprehended by Israeli forces. There was no injury to the Israeli side in the second such incident in the area in the past two days.
It was reported that the attackers of both incidents are cousins. Continue Reading »
Quick reaction by IDF soldier prevented Palestinian terrorist from successfully hurting soldiers at a military intelligence base.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
An Arab terrorist attempted Tuesday afternoon to carry out a stabbing attack against IDF soldiers near the headquarters of the Military Intelligence in Samaria.
IDF soldiers stand guard – YouTube screenshot
The terrorist was shot by IDF forces while carrying out the attack. His condition is defined as critical. No further injuries were reported.
Yossi Dagan, head of the Samaria Regional Council, said: “Once again, we again witness attempts to disrupt our daily lives, and we thank the Golani soldiers for their vigilance and for their daily activities on behalf of the people of Israel. Continue Reading »
70 yr-old Israeli man determined lightly-to-moderately injured after a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into him at the Gush Etzion intersection.
– An IDF force securing the area opened fire at the terrorist’s car neutralizing him.
By Elisha Ben Kimon
Another attack at the Gush Etzion junction. A Palestinian driving a private car hit a 70-year-old pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon, injuring him lightly. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that an IDF force fired at the terrorist who was killed as a result.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Office confirmed it was a terrorist vehicular ramming attack. The terrorist was identified as Suheib Mashahra, 21, from the village of Sawahra, east of Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
Border Police officer in hospital after being wounded by young Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City, “I shot a few bullets at him, and neutralized him.”
By Roi Yanovsky
“Suddenly the terrorist jumped on me with the knife. I shot a few bullets at him and neutralized him,” the Border Police officer who was wounded in the stabbing attack in Jerusalem on Saturday recounted later that day.
Master Sgt. A’s leg was lightly wounded in the attack that also injured two other young men. The attacker, 17-year-old Ahmad Jazal from the Nablus area in the West Bank, was shot dead by A. Continue Reading »