Monday, March 31, 2014

Low-Intensity Conflict Report #90 March 20-31, 2014

Report March 20-31, 2014

These reports are translated and publicized by Yehudit Tayar for Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron with the clearance and confirmation of the IDF.  Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron is a voluntary emergency medical organization with over 500 volunteer doctors, paramedics, medics who are on call 24/7 and work along with the IDF, 669 IAF Airborn Rescue, the security officers and personal throughout Yesha and the Jordan Valley, and with MDA.

We, the volunteers of Hatzalah Yehudah and Shomron go out to rescue anyone who needs our emergency medical assistance; including civilians, military and Arabs also those within the PA territories. (with IDF presence) To us a life is precious and we go out at risk leaving home and family or stopping on the road to rescue anyone in need.

This is a partial report of the on-going terror attacks against Israel and IDF and innocent civilians. While the world continues to pressure Israel and boycott products from Yesha the attacks continue daily by those who wish to murder Jews in our Land.  It is imperative to break the silence of these attacks which are both encouraged and condoned by the Palestinian Authority, the UNWRA who teach to hate and murder using the excuse of Israel occupying these areas and willfully ignoring the establishment of the PLO in 1964 before the Six Day War in 1967.

While the Palestinian Authority and their representatives continue to attack Israel for not being willing to make concessions in order to continue the "Peace Talks", the reality is that Israel is the only side that has released murdering terrorists, frozen building, and made far reaching one sided concessions in order to at least try to resolve this. To no good since this is a one sided negotiation and the other side have concluded that they will never accept our existence here in our eternal homeland.


Rock Attacks:

Shomron Region

Policeman injured lightly in face from rock attack at Kadum

Hawara south of Shechem

Between Nofei Nechemia and Ariel

Betit Junction at Hawara south of Shechem

Between Tapuah and Rachelim

Near Kedumim

Near Bracha IDF soldier injured in hand possible fracture taken to Bellinson Hospital

Benjamin Region

Near Nili on Highway 446 causing damage no injuries

Near Givat Asaf


Near Ophra Border policeman injured slightly in head, another injured deep cut on upper face taken to Hadassah Hospital Jerusalem, IDF soldier injured lightly in hand

Bus at Haramia Valley

North of Ophra

Near Bet El

North of Ophra on bus damage to window

Jerusalem Region

Silwad injury to IDF soldier taken to Mt. Scopus Hospital

Gush Etzion Region

Near Tekoa- damage to window

Northern entrance of Efrat

Kever Rachel Border policeman injured in leg

Between Tekoa and Herodian

Kever Rachel IDF soldier injured in head by block

Carmei Zur

Border Police attacked at Abu Dis north-east of Bethlehem

From Arab school Arab Tekoa damage caused no injuries

Near Betar 2 towards IDF force

Hevron Region

Anarchists and Arabs threw rocks at IDF post near Cave of the Patriarchs

Near Policeman's post IDF soldier wounded lightly in head taken care of on spot

Bet Romano

Bet Hadassah

Rocks and bottles thrown on Israeli children near the Cave of the Patriarachs

Halhul north of Hevron

Southern Hevron Hills Region

Near Neguhot

Fire Bombs:


At School bus 1

446 Highway near Abud bypass

At IDf patrol on Gilad Road

Hawara 2 Km. north of Tapua Junction towards Israeli vehicle


At bus Abud bypass

Jerusalem Region:

Issowiya 3 firebombs at security of Mt. Scopus University

Gush Etzion:

Jerusalem –Hevron Highway near southern entrance to tunnels

Border Policemen attacked by Abu Dis north-east of Bethlehem


5 firebombs at Halhul towards IDF post on bridge

IDF post in the Jewish Quarter of Hevron

Bet Umar

2 at bus on Gush Etzion-Hevron Highway at Halhul

Hahul at bus

At IDF force Chursa south- west of Hevron

Bet Anun Junction north of Kiryat Arba

At front window of the bus by Chavat Yehuda north of Hevron (the location of the murders of Asher and Yonatan Palmer HY"D)

Israeli Egyptian Border: twice reported fire on IDF troops

March 21

South of Israel near Ein Hashlosha IDF discovered tunnel intended to be used for terror attack – Hamas declared that it was an old tunnel.  IDF spokesman: On Tuesday, March 18 a tunnel that penetrated into Israel was uncovered from southern Gaza.  The IDF will continue to work to prevent terror attacks from Gaza that will harm the sovereignty of Israel and is a direct violation of the agreements following "the Iron Helmet Operation."

March 23

Shai District Police spokesman: "During riots in the Village El Aiida near Kever Rachel an improvised explosive device and fire bombs were thrown at Border police forces.  The force responded with crowd dispersing actions. 2 of the Police

force were inured lightly and moderately by the attackers and were transferred to medical care.

March 24:

Joint operation of Security Forces, and IDF during the month of January 2014 part of a terror cell of military operatives from Shechem were arrested.  They carried out shooting attacks on Israeli vehicles at Git Junction near Kedumim, on 15.1 .  during the shooting attack they hit an Israel vehicle causing no injuries. Directly following that attack members of the cell threw an explosive device at another passing car.  The suspects were involved in previous attempts to carry out shooting attacks which did not succeed.  During the arrest a rifle was confiscated that was used in the attack. A number of the members of the cell were arrested by the PA security Forces and are still being held by them.

Amongst those who are being held by Israel:

Abed Al'gber Amad Naif Shachshir – born 1991

Johad Achmed Aadel Shachsir – born 1993

In addition Israeli arrested more of the cell who were involved in previous terror attacks:

Am'jad Fatach Allah Achmed Pula – born 1990

Malak Abed Alnazer Suliman Zuvach – born 1992

Nadel Ma'jed Ju"ad Zurba – born 1993

The arrests of the  members of this military terror cell prevented the continued development and strengthening of this cell which had carried out a number of attempted terror attacks in the Shomron against Israeli citizens.

25.2 at around 00:30 a shooting attack and stun grenade attack were carried out at an IDF post near Bir Zeit near Ramallah.  In joint operation between IDf and Police a number of residents of Bir Zeit were arrested members of the "Hazit Ammamit –Nation Front for the Liberty of Palestine" who are suspected of carrying out the attack.

March 25

IDF force during routine military operation exposed 2 explosive devices near that were put near the Security Fence of the Southern Gaza Strip.  The explosives were detonated by the Bomb Squad.  The terror from Gaza continues to try and take advantage of the area around the Security Fence to plan and execute attacks against the citizens of Israel and the IDF.

March 26

During military operation of Israeli Navy the force noticed 2 suspicious small boats making there way from the Gaza Strip towards Egypt.  When they headed back towards the Strip the force opened fire as per rules of preventing smuggling. Following the fire a strange explosion was heard. During the fire the terrorists opened fire towards Israeli Naval force who returned fire towards the source of fire – no injuries –damage to boats –

During the night IDF Forces in Yosh (Judea and Samaria) arrested 13 wanted terrorists:

Yabud - 3

Ascca Kalkilia area- 1

Burka Ramallah area -2

El Aiida Bethhlehem area – 1

Hevron -3

Sebastia- 1

Bitan Ramallah area-2

They are in custody of the Security Forces for questioning

March 26 2:30 a.m.

Shooting incident towards IDF post at Calandia – no injuries After search deposit of 13 shells found most probably M16 rifle shells

During night IDF force in Yesha arrested 2 wanted terrorists in Rantiss north–west of Ramallah.  During the arrest the IDF force exposed improvised weapon that was confiscated by the force.  The prisoners were taken in for question by the Security Forces.

March 30

IDF forces arrested 6 wanted terrorists:

Geva south west of Jenin- 2

Belil -1

Purdis south of Belil -1

Hevron – 1

Hirbat Tavis south-west of Hevron – 1

The prisoners were taken in for question by Security Forces

Hevron: Joint effort by Shomron Detective Squad, Border Police and Security Forces of the Cave of the Patriarchs 2 Arabs were arrested in J'abri neighborhood and in their home a M-16 rifle and ammunition along with scopes were confiscated.

Within the framework of joint effort of Security Forces and Jerusalem Police in the year 2011 senior activists of the Hamas Jerusalem were arrested.  During the interrogation it was disclosed that they served as a secret command center of the Hamas in Jerusalem that worked to raise funds for terror abroad and to strengthen the Hamas base within the Arab population in East Jerusalem. This secret command center was responsible for the funding of Hamas activities within Jerusalem and under this auspices of their command worked a number of committees that turned out social, religious and educational activities to strengthen the connection with the Hamas and establish its hold on the residents of the area.

In order to strengthen and pay for Hamas activities in Jerusalem the senior activists worked to raise funds abroad.  This is money for acts of terror coming to 2.5 Million NIS that was raised dishonestly by showing fictitious contracts and money transfers despite the law forbidding this.

The Hams considers itself to be a Nation acts to strengthen its hold in Jerusalem therefore the considerable effort to base itself amongst the population in Jerusalem as it did in the Gaza Strip. This organization plans to go against the Israeli rule of Jerusalem and encourages terror acts.

The main accused Yacub Abu Azav, Kafach Sarchan, and Achmad Alian were indicted on September 13 in the Jerusalem District Court for activities in a terror organization (a crime as stated in clause 2 in the prevention of acts of terror 1948), Kafach Sarchan was indicted also for possession of materials for purposes of terror (in accordance of clause 8t for the law to forbid the raising of funds for purposes of acts of terror 2005) and the clause forbidding to white wash funds (as per clause 3 for the law forbidding to white wash funds 2000)

The large amount of evidence that was presented by State witnesses to the court pointed to a clear picture of the activities organization and the level of power that the accused worked with and under them dozens of activists within meetings, camps and religious lessons.

Heavy sentences were given to the heads of this case.  During February 14 the court sentenced the accused as being involved in forbidden acts against the law with the aim of having a Hamas take over in Jerusalem through the various activities mentioned and it was pointed out the close connection between the public activities and the military activities of the accused as was concluded by the testimonies of the guilty in their interrogations.

In the sentencing the court wrote that these were activities committed that harmed the security of the State and citizens of Israel and not simply a small terror group but one that plans to destroy the State of Israel.

Due to the serious charges the sentences that were given to the guilty were serious prison sentences:

Abu Azav and Sarchan the heads of the organization were given 7 years in prison, and Achmad Alian was given 4.5 years in prison.  In addition the court confiscated $30,000 during the investigation.

Given by the Security Forces Media


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