Israeli border guards, police and military forces continue their massive manhunt for the terrorist who carried out the attack at the Barkan Industrial Park near the city of Ariel in Samaria on Sunday.
By David Isaac, World Israel News
Israeli border guards, police and military forces continue their massive manhunt for the terrorist who carried out the attack at the Barkan Industrial Park near the city of Ariel in Samaria. Israeli intelligence fears he will attack again.
Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alowa from the village of Shweika near Tulkarem entered the industrial park on Sunday morning, shooting two Israelis and severely wounding a third using a locally produced knockoff of the Swedish Carl Gustav sub-machine gun.
In the cold-blooded killings, the terrorist first handcuffed Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, and shot her execution-style. He then shot a second victim, a 54-year-old female, wounding her in the stomach. He then targeted his third and final victim, Ziv Hajbi, 35, whom he shot and killed.
On Sunday evening, Israel Defense Forces entered Shweika and arrested members of the terrorist’s family, including his brother and sister to determine if they helped him plan the attack or assisted him in his escape. The Army would not reveal how many were arrested in the night-time raid.
Israeli security services expressed fears the terrorist will carry out an additional attack. As a result they have deployed large forces throughout Samaria and at central points in the region. In addition to arresting 19 terror suspects, Israel’s military is reportedly carrying out strict searches of Palestinians entering Israeli-controlled areas this morning.