Dan Yehuda, 35 Hy"d, of Homesh, and Doron Zisserman,
38 Hy"d, of Einav, were murdered and two others
wounded in three terrorist shootings in Samaria Monday,
threatening the already fragile cease fire.
The fatalities occurred as the IDF continued easing
restrictions in the West Bank and Gaza, lifting internal
blockades on villages and towns and opening roads to
Yehuda died instantly from a gunshot wound to the head as he
drove on the road between Shavei Shomron and Homesh. His
passenger, Alex Briskin, 17, suffered light to moderate
wounds and was taken to Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.
According to initial findings, two terrorists in a yellow
Palestinian Mercedes taxi passed Yehuda's car, apparently to
check the occupants, then drove on, turned around, and
opened fire. They then returned to check if the car's
occupants were dead.
Briskin told police he lay on the car floor, pretending he
was dead, until the terrorists fled to the nearby autonomous
Last week, shots were fired at Yehuda's car on the Nablus
bypass road. Bullets hit the car, but he was unharmed.
As the levaya made its way another fatal attack
occurred near Einav, west of Tulkarm. Doron Zisserman, 38,
father of four, was shot in the head and neck by a terrorist
standing on a hilltop east of the entrance to Einav. He died
shortly thereafter. The terrorist had opened fire at a
convoy of three cars, hitting Zisserman, then shooting at
the other cars.
The 21st victim of the Dolphinarium bombing died yesterday
Four mortar shells were fired Monday night at the Neveh
Dekalim industrial zone in the Gaza Strip, no injuries were
The IDF renewed its encirclement of Tulkarm and blocked
several roads in the area following Monday's shooting
attacks which killed two Israelis and wounded three.
Monday night in the Gaza Strip, shots were fired at an IDF
post near Neveh Dekalim. Earlier, two antitank grenades and
shots were fired at soldiers patrolling close to Rafah.
Early Monday morning two mortar shells were fired at an army
post near Neveh Dekalim and two grenades at an IDF post near