On Sunday morning, 13 December, the public Prosecutor brought in the tel Aviv district court an indictment against 36 year old Raed Khalil al-Masala, committed on November 19 terrorist attack in the building Panorama in tel Aviv, which killed 32-year-old Yigal Aron Isaev from Holon and 51-year-old Reuven Aviram from Ramly.
Al-Masala is accused of two murders and three attempted murders.
The investigation was completed on 2 December.
During the investigation al-Masala confessed to his alleged actions and expressed remorse. «I wanted to die and become a Martyr, but it failed, and I apologize for their actions,» – quoted media quoted al-Masala, it is mentioned on the result.
Recall that Raed al-Masala – resident of the village of Dura (South of Hebron), a father of five children, who received permission to be on Israeli territory, November 19, entered the building Panorama to the store that sells Judaica, and stabbed two people. Then walked down one floor and attacked several people, after which it was neutralized by the citizens. According to eyewitnesses, the terrorist tried to get into the shop, which also has a small room of the synagogue, where at the time there were about 20 people, but I couldn’t open the door because there were people barricaded the entrance. The assailant sustained minor injury.
Representatives of the police and General security service (SHABAK) asked the court to remove the ban on publication of details of the case.