The following is information on the terrorists involved in the murder:
Raad Al Karmi: Head of the Tanzim’s Paramilitary wing in Tulkarem, until his death in an organized operation in January 2002. He masterminded the attack.
Faras Jabar: A senior terrorist in the Tanzim, he was killed in a clash with the IDF in October 2001.
Ziad Daas: Senior Tanzim terrorist, killed in October 2001.
After the murder, Masalma was arrested by the PPS for a defensive murder in Ramallah, and was released after several months in what is known as the PA’s “revolving door” policy. This policy put in place by the PA means that terrorists who were involved in carrying out terror attacks are released from prison, enabling them to continue carrying out terrorist activities.