Two Israeli civilians, husband and wife, have been killed in a terror attack which occurred shortly after 21:00 near the Itamar community in Samaria. The Jewish family of six was driving near the Palestinian village of Beit Furik when their vehicle came under heavy gunfire.
The four children in the car, who witnessed their parents’ shooting, have been reportedly safely rescued.
IDF spokesperson has confirmed the tragic event and stated that “IDF forces are currently scouring the area for the terrorists.”
Israeli Minister, Uri Ariel had stated in response to the event that “this murderous occurrence which orphaned four little children is the direct result of Abu Mazen’s litany of lies last night at the United Nations. The responsibility is his and he must answer for it.”
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While driving on route 60, Ronen Edri (47) was shot at from a moving vehicle. Edri was evacuated to the Meir Hospital in Kfar Sava, while security forces began blocking the area and searching for the perpetrators.
The Samaria Regional Council spokesperson related Edri’s statement on the incident “I am very angry that we are here in Samaria and we are not safe,” Edri said.
“I feel like we are playing Russian roulette. You are driving down the road and all of a sudden they shoot at you. I am a citizen of Israel and I want to feel safe in my country.”