Couple Killed in Terrorist Attack in Samaria

1 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

Jerusalem, 1 October, 2015 (TPS) -- 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.”