Arabs Fire Shots at School Bus; No Injuries

At the scene of the shooting, Monday morning. (Shomron Regional Council)

Arabs on Monday morning fired shots at a bus carrying a group of children to school. The incident happened near the village of al-Funduq, west of Kedumim, in central Shomron. The children, who are in a special education class, were on their way to their school in the town of Revava. B’chasdei Shamayim, there were no injuries, but there was damage to the bus. IDF soldiers were searching for the shooters, who fled after firing on the bus.

The smashed window. (Shomron Regional Council)

Shomron Council head Yossi Dagan said that “this morning we were witness to a nes, but we must not rely on such miracles. Our people are strong and stable, and we continue to study, travel and build everywhere. We will defeat the cowardly terrorists who fire shots at a school bus full of children and then run away.”

Overnight Sunday, security officials said they arrested 11 wanted security suspects in other areas in Yehudah and Shomron. The suspects were wanted for participating in rioting and throwing stones and firebombs that endangered Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers. Several of the suspects were also charged with belonging to Hamas. All were being questioned on their activities by security forces.