On Thursday, 24 December, the Israeli authorities handed over to representatives of the Palestinian authority the bodies of the two terrorists shot dead in an attack on Israelis.
The transfer of the bodies was held at the checkpoint «Hawara». The authorities given to the PA the bodies of terrorists, 16 and 17, who carried out the attacks last month. One of them attacked with a knife on Israelis near entrance «Hawara», the other near the settlement of Izhar.
Israeli media earlier reported that corpses were given to relatives with the condition that the burial will be made in the night hours. While Israel also imposed restrictions on the number of participants in the funeral procession. «Sieves Beth» said that relatives of several of the terrorists refuse to pick up the bodies on the terms and conditions put forward by Israel.