Several suspects were arrested for their involvement in the attack against an Israeli vehicle in Ma’ale Shomron on December 25, 2014 which caused severe burns to an 11 year old Israeli girl.

 Suspects in Molotov cocktail attack arrested

 

Copyright: Israel Hatzolah

(Communicated by the IDF Spokesperson)
In a joint IDF and ISA operation, several suspects were arrested for their involvement in the attack against an Israeli vehicle in Ma’ale Shomron on December 25, 2014 which caused severe burns to an 11 year old Israeli girl and lightly injured her father.
During the investigation, the suspects from the village of Azzoun, one of them a minor (16 years old) confessed to leaving the village and approaching the road with intent to hurl Molotov cocktails at Israeli vehicles. The two waited beside the road and hurled the Molotov cocktail at a passing Israeli vehicle, setting it on fire. The suspects then fled to the village of Azzoun and were arrested that night and taken for investigation.
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 Suspects in Molotov cocktail attack arrested

Ayala Shapira, 11, who suffered third-degree burns over much of her body and face in the attack, remains in life-threatening condition after undergoing the first in a series of operations.