The islamist movement, Hamas, has claimed in a statement the two attacks
Israel has blocked the city of Ramallah in the west bank and has sent reinforcements after the attack
A few kilometers from the junction near the colony of Ofra in the west bank -where last Sunday, a command, a palestinian killed a baby israel was born by emergency caesarean section performed on her mother, wound severity by gunfire in the attack - a palestinian has been killed, this Thursday, two israelis and seriously wounded two others.
After reaching the intersection of Givat Assaf, has come out of his car, has been fired at close range against a group of soldiers and israeli civilians, and has fled towards the nearby palestinian city of Ramallah.
While the palestinian groups Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Fatah are applauding what they call "attacks heroic against the occupation", the israeli army has sent reinforcements to the west bank, blocking access of Ramallah.
After the fourth armed attack in two months in the west bank, former israeli Defense minister, Moshe Yaalon has stated: "it Is a new wave of palestinian terror". According to the minister, the attacks are not the work of lone wolves, but planned and executed by the group fundamentalist Hamas.
last Night, and after two months of searching, members of the army, the secret services internal (Shin Bet) and the special unit for combating terrorism of the Israel Police managed to locate the fugitive palestinian Ashraf Nalwa in Nablus. This is the murderer of the israeli Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi, last October 7 in the industrial zone of Barkan in the west bank, territory occupied by Israel in the 67 war. The body of the woman was found shot and with his hands tied.
After a brief exchange of gunfire, Nalwa was killed early this morning in Nablus. "The long arm of Israel will come to anyone who harms the citizens of Israel," reacted the head of Government and minister of Defense, Benjamin Netanyahu, congratulating their agents "to end the terrorist frail". According to the israeli secret service, Nalwa intended to carry out another attack in the next few days.
In response to the wave of attacks and to pacify the demands of "end the palestinian terror" of the wing, more right-wing Government and the settlers who marched in large numbers this evening at his official residence in Jerusalem, the premier israeli has announced "to regularize the situation of thousands of houses in communities (colonies) of Judea and Samaria, the construction of 82 new houses in Ofra, the acceleration of the process to destroy houses of terrorists, and the increase of the administrative detention of Hamas members".
a Few hours earlier, a raid by israeli ended up in Ramallah with the death of a member of the armed wing of Hamas (Salaj Barguti) and the arrest of the other two. All of them were sought out in the wake of the attack last Sunday at the intersection of Ofra.
This Wednesday, the doctors of the hospital Sharei Zedek in Jerusalem announced the death of the baby that was born thanks to an urgent intervention of c-section on Sunday night, his mother, Shira, who was seriously injured in this attack. Both she and her husband, also wounded, are already out of danger. Last night, they were not able to attend the funeral of his first son in the cemetery on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.Reactions
While the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), headed by president mahmoud Abbas, condemns the latest israeli military incursions in palestinian cities such as Ramallah, it has been the scene today of a demonstration in support of the two attackers, palestinians shot and cries that demanded revenge. The palestinian prime minister, Rami Hamdallah, has defined them as "martyrs". "We call on the international community to intervene to stop the assaults on israelis," said the palestinian leader that the responsibility of the israeli Government, the spike in violence. "The atmosphere of unrest in the palestinian territory and the absence of a horizon for peace led to this chain of violence to which the price paid by the two parties".
The israeli minister of Energy and member of the security cabinet, Yuval Steinitz, accused the president of the PNA: "Abu Mazen feeds the terror. Who incites violence, pays terrorists and their families for what they do, disseminates press releases of praise and teaches children to hate is the one responsible for the attacks". From the Council of israeli Settlements ordered as a response to the construction of more houses in the colonies and demanded "the return of the 'checkpoints' and a sense of security in the face of numerous terrorist attacks by palestinians."
"The resistance in the west bank will never cease until the occupation is removed from our land and let's have our rights," he promises Hamas from Gaza whose territory it controls from the 2007. The threat of Hamas to carry out more attacks is taken very seriously by the bodies of israeli security that this Friday will be on alert and also to be the 31st anniversary of the birth of the palestinian group. In the first hour of the evening, the Army confirmed that two dead and one injured in critical condition are soldiers.
the head of The opposition, Tzipi Livni, has stated that "we must condemn the cowardly terrorist attacks", but denounces that "the terrorists of Hamas receive money in Gaza thanks to the Netanyahu Government and feel safe and encouraged to continue their attacks."
At the last hour of the night and after confirming that Hamas is directly or indirectly behind the commands of the last attacks, Netanyahu has sent a warning to the leadership of an islamist in Gaza through Egypt: "we will Not tolerate truce in Gaza while you you continue carrying out terrorist attacks in the west bank".
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