Two Islamic Jihad Terrorists Killed in West Bank

(Israel Defense Forces) In an arrest operation Tuesday, Israeli security forces killed Ibrahim Abhara and Warad Abhara, heads of the Islamic Jihad terror infrastructure in Yamun, northwest of Jenin. Forces encircled the building in which several wanted terrorists were hiding. Two Palestinians surrendered, but others remained inside. As the forces began to demolish the structure, two terrorists exited the building, wearing flak jackets and armed with guns and grenades, and opened fire at the soldiers. The soldiers returned fire. Ibrahim Abhara, 28, was an expert in the production of explosive belts, and was involved in planning numerous suicide bombing attacks, shooting attacks, and the detonation of explosive devices. Warad Abhara, 27, Ibrahim's top aid, was also an explosives expert.

2005-07-20 00:00:00

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