zondag 22 september 2013

Palestinian murders IDF soldier in West Bank

Sergeant Tomer Hazan, 20, an IDF soldier from Bat Yam, was murdered in the West Bank, it has been cleared for publication.

Shin Bet and special police forces raided the home of terrorist Nidal Amar, 42, from Beit Amin and discovered he had murdered Hazan in order to use his body to free his brother, a member of the Tanzim, who has been held in Israel for the past 10 years for involvement in terrorist attacks.

According to the investigation, the Shin Bet received a report about a missing soldier on Friday evening and set up a joint command room together with the IDF. At the same time, the Shin Bet also received a report that the missing soldier had shared a taxi together with Nidal Amar, a resident of Beit Amin, a Palestinian village in the West Bank, to Shaarei Tikva, a town near the village.

Following the report, special army forces raided the Amar family home and arrested Nidal, his brother and additional Palestinian suspects. During questioning, Nidal admitted he persuaded the soldier, who had worked with him in a restaurant in Bat Yam, to travel with him to his home in the village. When the two arrived at the village, Nidal took the soldier to an open field north of the village of Siniria, where he murdered him. He then dumped his body in a well.

Read More: YNet

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