On 9 February, the TV channel «al-Quds» reported that Israel has again postponed the transfer of relatives of the bodies of Arab terrorists living in East Jerusalem.
According to the Palestinian news Agency «mA’an», in accordance with the Israeli schedule, in the night of 9 February, Israel had to hand over the body of Ahmed Abu Shaban, and on the night of 10 February — Musab Khazali. But on 9 February the government announced that the transfer of the body of Abu Shaban is postponed for a day. Thus, it was expected that in the coming hours will be transferred for burial of two bodies.
However, in the evening of 9 February, the Israeli authorities announced about the change of plans. According to the lawyer representing interests of relatives of terrorists, the Israeli authorities gave no explanation and did not say when the family will get the body.
According to the lawyer, Israel has proposed to the families of terrorists the requirement that the funeral was attended by over 50 people. In addition, each family had to pay a Deposit of 20,000 shekels. In case of fulfillment of all conditions the money would be returned to the families. According to the lawyer, relatives of the terrorists have agreed to these conditions.
Ahmed Abu Shaban was eliminated by the Israeli army after 14 October 2015, he was stabbed 70-year-old woman at a bus stop near the Central bus station in Jerusalem.
The Musab Khazali was liquidated on December 26, 2015 when the attack on the soldier MAGAN in Jerusalem.