IDF Demolishes Homes of 3 Palestinian Terrorists

Israeli policemen stand next to blood stains at the scene where three Palestinians, who were shot dead by Israeli police after carrying out what Israeli police spokesman said was a shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate to Jerusalem's old city February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Israeli policemen at the scene where three Palestinians carried out a shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus Gate, killing Hadar Cohen, Hy”d, Feb. 3. Their homes were demolished overnight Sunday. (Reuters/Ammar Awad)

The IDF says it has demolished the homes of three Palestinian terrorists, Nasser Ismail Ahmed Najah, Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed and Ahmed Kamil Abd al-Latif Abu Najah, in Kabatiya. The three killed an Israeli security officer, Hadar Cohen, Hy”d, and seriously wounded another at the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Yerushalayim in February.

Israel completed the demolition early Monday. The three Palestinian men in their early 20’s drew rifles and knives and attacked two officers during a security check, killing a 19-year-old officer. They were killed by Israeli officers at the scene.

In addition, overnight Sunday, IDF forces arrested, together with Border Guard officers and police officers 13 wanted Palestinians across Yehudah and Shomron. Eight of the suspects participated in terrorist activities and violent riots against Israeli civilians and security forces.