On Saturday evening, February 6th, public radio station «Sieves Beth» reported that the IDF lift the embargo with Kabati (South of Jenin).
Qabatiya was blocked on 3 February, after the terrorist attack in Jerusalem, committed three of its inhabitants, which was killed by 19-year-old pogranichnitsa Adar Cohen, and her partner was wounded.
The IDF conducted searches in the homes of the terrorists and marked them for later destruction.
During the operation, three soldiers were lightly injured by rocks. Palestinian Agency Maan reported that Israeli forces in Kabati wounded at least five locals. Thus in the message it was noted that local residents it was officially announced that Qabatiya will remain a closed military zone, at least one month.
The attack in the area of Damascus gate of the Old city of Jerusalem carried out the Ahmad Abu al-RUB, Sakari Ahmad and Muhammad Kamil from Kabati. They were between 19 to 21 years old. The investigation established that they illegally entered Israel. Two of them were in the «black list» of the Shabak, they were forbidden to appear in Israel. Apparently, we are talking about an organized terrorist cell, carefully planned attack on Israelis in Jerusalem, and intending to carry out large-scale terrorist attack. The militants, taken to Jerusalem, were armed with submachine guns Karl Gustav, knives and improvised explosive devices. Hamas welcomed «heroes», but not taken responsibility for the attack. The PNA did not condemn the terrorists.
On 5 February, the Israeli authorities handed over to relatives the bodies of the terrorists. After the funeral was in the area Kabotie Israeli soldiers were attacked by gunmen who fired at them with firearms and threw them toward the explosive devices of the tubular type. Among the soldiers there were no casualties.