The arrest was possible thanks to joint IDF , Shin Bet and police operations. According to security forces, the five confessed their involvement in the incident, in which seven people sustained injuries, including Adele Biton who remains in hospital in critical condition.
Four members of the Biton family – Adva Biton and her three daughters were driving on Route 5 on March 14 stones hurled by Palestinians led Adva to crash her car into an oncoming truck
The Biton family car (Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg)
Three-year-old Adele, was critically wounded, Adva Biton, 40, and her two other daughters, Avigail and Naama - ages four and five - sustained moderate injuries.
A 186 bus passing at the time also came under the barrage of rocks; the driver and two passengers were lightly wounded.
I remember everything," Adva Biton recalled after the attack. "We were at my mother's house for an hour and a half. After we left, about 100-200 meters from Ariel, I saw a truck in front of me. Within one second I heard a boom. Everything turned dark, I couldn't see a thing.
"The truck was hit by the first barrage of stones and was forced to brake. I found myself under it. When I was below the vehicle I couldn’t move any part of my body except the hand. I used it to hold my daughter's head up, hoping that by keeping an open airway I'll be able to save her."
"I thank God for leaving me and my precious daughters, Avigail and Naama, alive with superficial injuries. That's the bright side. I'll thank him for every decision he makes in regards to my Adele, and I believe he'll give us the option to have her back."
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