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July 30, 2012 10:47 am

16 Year Old Stopped From Suicide Attack in Israel

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An IDF tank keeps a watchful eye over the Golan Heights. The snow-capped Mt. Hermon is in the background. Photo: wiki commons.

A 16 year old boy was arrested near the Kerem Shalom kibbutz recently in connection with a planned suicide attack against Israeli Jews.

According to Israeli Police, the Palestinian boy jumped over a border fence and walked for two days, from Gaza into Israel.

Israeli soldiers with the IDF’s Golani Brigade spotted the boy, with a large axe, as he approached a kibbutz, and arrested him.  He was taken to a hospital in Soroka for medical treatment, and it was during his time there that more information was gathered about his intentions.

While speaking to a nurse in Arabic, the boy informed her that he had come to Israel to kill Jews and had brought the axe as protection against dogs and other animals that might try to harm him on his journey.

According to Israeli’s Channel 2 News, the boy is not believed to be affiliated with any terrorist group, and he has been charged with “armed infiltration” in district court.

Mohammed Jibrin, who is representing the 16 year old in court, says his client is innocent and is not linked to any terror organization.

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  • pete

    How does one just “jump” over “a” fence? I thought this was the most hi-tech, lowest penetration fence in the world. obviously not. If 50,000 Africans crossed illegally into Israel’s south, why can’t a couple thousand fence climbers from Gaza do the same? The IDF is not nearly doing enough to protect it’s country. Something is wrong with this story, or the author is incompetent in it’s reporting.

  • He is associated with a terrorist group: it is called ISLAM. He is following Mohammad’s example from Quarzah when he had 900 unarmed Jews decapitated. Musliims revere this event as their Auschwitz.

  • Benjamin Feingold


    If this goy is innocent, then I’m the biggest Tzadik you can imagine.

    Out and out CHUTZPAH!!

    They should put him in a cage and throw away the key too.


  • Saidi

    Innocent of what?