In a joint IDF (Zahal) 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.

Suspects Arrested for Molotov Cocktail Attack in Judea and Samaria

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.