The Sunday Review
Minimum three Israelis were killed Three more were also injured when a Palestinian went on a rampage close to an Israeli settlement in The occupied West Bank Tuesday
The attack It took place in Numerous locations are near the Israeli settlement Ariel. The Israel Defense Forces and Israel’s Magen David Adom (MDA) rescue service said a man first approached the security checkpoint at the entrance to the Ariel industrial zone and stabbed one person there, before running to a nearby gas station where he stabbed two more Israelis. One of the victims was later declared dead while the other died from injuries.
The attacker stole a car, and then drove on the highway. This caused a multi-car accident. killed The IDF stated that another Israeli was involved in the attack. The attacker escaped after the crash and continued stabbing others, just before an IDF soldier was able to capture the scene. killed The IDF stated that he was.
Tuesday’s fatal attacks bring the number of people killed 28 in this year on the Israeli side to the conflict with Palestinians. That is the same as the number killed in According to data from the Israeli Security Agency, 2015 is the year of the “stab intifada” and it has been the most deadly year for Israel since 2000.
This year was also the worst year for Palestinians. in The West Bank Since 2015. Since 2015, at most 146 Palestinian militants and civilians have been killed in The West Bank in According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, 2022
Israel claims most Palestinians killed Were militants suspected of being targeted? in Raids and people engaging in According to human rights organizations, violence against its troops has been stopped but dozens more unarmed civilians have also been captured.
According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, the attacker was identified as Muhammad Murad Sami Souf (19), a Palestinian village of Haris not far from Ariel. attack This took place.
For a second person, searches are ongoing “suspected of aiding a terrorist,” According to the IDF.
Yair Lapid, Israeli Prime Minister, condemned the “despicable terrorist” who carried out Tuesday’s attack.
“We are fighting terrorism relentlessly and with the full force of the IDF, the Shin Bet and all the security forces. In recent times we have succeeded in dismantling broad infrastructures and organizations, but we have to wage this war every day anew. Our security forces work around the clock to protect the citizens of Israel and attack the terrorist infrastructure anywhere and anytime,” The former prime minister spoke in A statement.
Tuesday’s attack It comes one day after Palestinian authorities stated that a 15 year-old girl had been shot. killed Israeli soldiers, while riding in a car with a male passenger who was later detained by security forces.
According to IDF, it was during “counter terrorism activity” in The West Bank town of Beitunia,”soldiers identified a suspicious vehicle approaching them. The soldiers ordered the driver to slow down, but he continued speeding towards them. They fired at the vehicle in return. Two hits were identified. The incident is under review.”