Friday, April 29, 2016

IDF commanders warn 'bombing was just the beginning'

Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades terrorists (illustration)
Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades terrorists (illustration)
Ahmad Khateib/Flash 90

Six IDF commanders of the Judea-Samaria division revealed Wednesday that while the current Arab terror wave may have claimed the lives of 34 victims since last September, the next terror wave is likely to be even worse.

In an interview with Yedioth Aharonoth, the commanders spoke about the methods used in recent months to bring about a drop in the number of attacks, even though high-level attacks continue - just last week on Monday a Hamas bus bombing struck Jerusalem, leaving 15 wounded.

Etzion Brigade Commander Col. Roman Gufman spoke about the daily activities keeping the terror wave in check, saying, "from the village Saer, 12 terrorists have emerged in two and a half months."
"We checked which hamula (Arab tribal family - ed.) they came from and we acted only against them, while we gave easier conditions to the rest of the hamulot in the village. They picked up on it quickly, and blocked those who needed to be stopped." READ MORE