On the morning of December 23 engineering corps of the IDF arrived at the house of Ismail al-Hadidi in Beit likya for work prior to the demolition of the structure. In particular, measurements were made of the building and made his exact plan.
Ismail al-Hadidi, Palestinian Arab, who had a permit to work in Israel. 15 December on two construction sites in Modiin it with a piece of pipe hit two people, the foreman, a 50-year-old Abu Kamal and one other Builder. Abu Kamal is Arab by ethnicity. However, investigators believe that the assailant mistook him for a Jew because of the bright color of skin and eyes.
This crime, according to the police version, was committed on the grounds of national hatred (the attack).