Israel to demolish homes of Ofra and Givat Assaf terrorists
Earlier on Thursday night, there was a report of shooting at the Ofra Junction from the nearby village of Ein Yabrud.
By SARA RUBENSTEINUpdated: DECEMBER 21, 2018 16:19
IDF forces, together with the Shin Bet and the Border Police, mapped out the homes of the two Barghouti brothers for demolition late Thursday night, according to an IDF spokesperson.The IDF carried out an operation late Friday night in the village of Kobar, home of the two Barghouti brothers who carried out recent terrorist attacks in Ofra and Givat Assaf.Earlier on Thursday night, there was a report of shooting at the Ofra Junction from the nearby village of Ein Yabrud. IDF soldiers searched the area and found bullet shells near a hitchhiking station in the area.Saleh Omar Barghouti, 29, the son of West Bank Hamas leader Omar Barghouti, from the village of Kobar, shot and injured seven Israeli civilians at a bus stop outside of the Ofra settlement on December 9. Among the wounded was a pregnant woman who gave birth prematurely. Her baby boy died three days later.Security forces are now conducting a wide-scale hunt for his brother As'am Barghouti, 32, who murdered two IDF soldiers, and critically wounded another soldier at Givat Assaf on December 13.
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