In the night of Saturday, July 22, in the village of Kubar, the soldiers of the IDF together with employees the Shin bet security service has searched the home of the terrorist who committed an armed attack in the settlement Halamish. After the search, were arrested the brother of a terrorist.
19-year-old Umar al-Abad, carried out the attack, left a message on his page in the network Facebook, where he announced his intention. According to the data obtained in the course of the investigation, in recent years he has worked actively in student organizations, supervised by Hamas, at the University «al-Quds».
Al-Abad had been detained several times by Palestinian preventive security service in the last period of his detention amounted to 10 days.
Page al-Abad to Facebook, contains many references to the mosque of al-Aqsa and Hamas, as well as quotations from the statements of the terrorist organization.