Ramallah

As part of the ongoing war against terror and its infrastructure, IDF forces demolished last night (September 10, 2003), the house of Mahmoud Abd Al Rahman Salam Maslah in the Ein Um Sharit neighborhood of Ramallah.

Mazlah, a Tanzim operative, carried out numerous shooting attacks which killed 8 Israelis, including:

-The January 25, 2001, shooting attack in Atarot, which killed one Israeli civilian.

-The August 25, 2001, shooting attack in Beit Or (West of Ramallah), which killed three Israelis.

-The September 15, 2001, shooting attack against an Israeli vehicle on Road #9 in Jerusalem, which killed one Israeli civilian.

-The January 15, 2002, shooting attack at a gas station south of Ramallah, which killed one Israeli civilian and seriously wounded another.

-The January 22, 2002, shooting attack on Jaffa Street in Jerusalem, which killed two Israeli civilians.

Hebron

As part of the ongoing war against terror and its infrastructure, IDF forces demolished last night (September 10, 2003), the house of Abdallah Kawasamah, and his brother, Basal Shafik Kawasmah.

The two Hamas operatives planned maany terrorist attacks and dispatched a number of terrorists.

Abdallah Kawasmah commanded a number of Hamas military cells in Hebron, and was involved in planning numerous shooting attacks, and attempting to carry out an attack using explosive devices.

Basal Shafik Kawasmah planned the May 18, 2003, suicide bombing at French Hill in Jerusalem – and dispatched the terrorist who carried out the attack. The suicide bombing killed 6 Israeli civilians and wounded dozens others.

The demolition of the houses of terrorists sends a message that anyone who participates in terrorist activity will pay a price for their actions. The IDF will continue to use all legal means in order to strike at terrorists, their dispatchers, and those who assist them.