IDF Conducts Operations in Terrorist’s Hometown Following Gan Yavne Attack

By Yoni Weiss

Troops operating in Dura, hometown of the terrorist who carried out the Gan Yavne attack, early Monday. (IDF Spokesman)

The IDF confirmed Monday that it held overnight operations in the southern Shomron town of Dura, targeting the residence of the terrorist responsible for the stabbing attack in Gan Yavne on Sunday evening.

Three Israelis sustained serious wounds in the attack, which occurred at a mall.

At the residence of the 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist, who was fatally shot by a police officer, IDF forces conducted interrogations of suspects and carried out thorough searches of the area.

Additionally, the IDF reported the arrest of nine wanted Palestinians in separate raids conducted elsewhere in Yehudah and Shomron overnight Sunday.

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