TEL AVIV – Israeli security forces here arrested the alleged perpetrator of a vehicular ramming attack injuring four Israeli soldiers in the West Bank yesterday.
Significantly, the alleged terrorist attacker confessed to being motivated to carry out his jihad in part by Palestinian media incitement.
An IDF statement sent to Breitbart Jerusalem and other media outlets here reads:
Overnight, in a joint operation of the IDF, ISA and Israeli Police, forces arrested the attacker who yesterday, December 10, 2015, rammed his vehicle into soldiers near Biet Arye, injuring four. Mahmad Abd El Halim Abd El Hamid Salam, born in 1978, is a Hamas operative with a criminal record.
During initial investigation Salam confessed to committing the attack as a result of incitement in the local media.