Report: Terrorist From Shooting Attack Outside Jerusalem Was PA Security Forces Member

The terrorist who carried out the shooting attack at the Hizme checkpoint outside of Jerusalem on Thursday was a member of the Palestinian security forces, the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency reported.

According to the report, the shooter was Mazen Hassan Oraiba of the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Dis, a Palestinian intelligence officer.

An IDF soldier and an Israeli civilian were wounded in the shooting at the Hizma checkpoint outside the Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev on Thursday.

Read more at The Jerusalem Post


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