IDF shoots and captures Ofra terrorist hours after newborn victim dies

One of the terrorists responsible for a shooting attack near Ofra this week was reportedly captured on Wednesday evening.

By World Israel News Staff

The IDF shot and captured one of two Palestinian terrorists who committed a shooting attack at the Ofra Junction on Sunday, according to unconfirmed Palestinian reports cited by TPS.

The Palestinian assailants opened fire on a group of Israelis waiting at a bus stop, wounding seven.

One of the victims, 21-year-old Shira Ish-Ran, was in her 30th week of pregnancy. The unborn child was also injured and was removed immediately from Ish-Ran’s womb, but passed away Wednesday afternoon.

The father, Amichai Ish-Ran, also sustained injuries to his legs.

The terrorist captured today was neutralized in a shootout north of Ramallah, reported Times of Israel, relying on Palestinian media reports.

The reports quoted by the Times maintain the terrorist is a taxi driver who was caught while driving his car in the village of Surda.

In addition to the suspect in the Ofra attack, two other individuals in the vehicle were also apprehended.