Report: IDF kills 3 Palestinians in south Mt. Hebron

Following exchange of gunfire, IDF kills two Palestinians suspected of planning terror attack. Third suspect nabbed later, shot to death

Police forces and IDF troops killed three Palestinians, suspected of planning a terror bombing, in south Mount Hebron.


According to suspicion, the three Palestinians, residents of the village of Yata in south Mount Hebron, had planned to execute a terror attack in Israeli territory in the near future.  


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The Shin Bet was reportedly monitoring them over the past few days.


Reportedly, soldiers shot in the direction of the wheels of a car in which two of the suspects were traveling, in an attempt to stop them. As a result of the IDF gunfire, the suspects fired back, prompting an exchange of fire and the consequent killing of the two, while still in their car.


According to reports, explosives and weapons were found in the car.


Security forces later shot a third Palestinian suspected of terror activity, also in the village of Yata in south Mount Hebron.


A senior official told Ynet: "In the car two explosive devices and weapons were found and it seems to have been a local group inspired by radical Islam. They were planning to target IDF and it is likely that they were planning a kidnapping.


According to estimates, they also planned terror attacks against Palestinian Authority targets. There is reason to believe they were not involved in terror activity in the past. While trying to arrest them, soldiers shot at the wheels of their car, leading to an exchange of gunfire."



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פרסום ראשון: 11.26.13, 21:02
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