Allowed to publish the name of the Israeli who was killed in the attack in Ariel. This 29-year-old Itamar Ben Gal, from the village of Ar Bracha. Itamar left behind a widow and four children.
According to published information, Itamar Ben Gal died as a result of the terrorist attacks at the bus stop on the Boulevard of Jerusalem, Ariel. Arab, armed, according to some information, two knives, struck him several blows on the upper part of the body. IDF officers, who witnessed the attack, tried to shoot down a terrorist car. The assailant was easily hurt, but managed to escape from the scene.
The wounded man was taken to hospital, «Beilinson» in Petah Tikva, where doctors pronounced him dead.
The IDF officially declared the incident a terrorist attack. On highway 5 set up checkpoints and conducted active search of the attacker.