A life sentence was imposed on a Hamas activist, Amin Yusuf Ismail Talul of Dahariya, this afternoon (9 March) in the military court at Adurayim for his involvement in two terrorist attacks at the Otniel junction, in one of which, Sgt. Gabriel Joshua of the border police was killed.
Two soldiers were injured in the first terrorist attack carried out on 10 November 1998, one moderately-seriously and the other lightly.
Sgt. Gabriel Joshua was killed and one IDF officer was lightly injured in the second attack , carried out together with Iyad Batat on 13 January 1999.