On August 19th, perpetrators hurled an IED at an IDF (Zahal) post close to the Har Gilo community between Bethlehem and Jerusalem. An IDF (Zahal) soldier was moderately injured from the attack.

It has been cleared for release that the perpetrators in the attack were arrested in a joint IDF (Zahal) and Israel Security Agency (ISA) operation.

Forces arrested Asad Ibrahim Salah Asad (18 years old) and two other suspects. During the investigation, the three perpetrators confessed to committing the attack. In addition, it was revealed that they participated in other terror activities, such as the manufacturing and hurling of IEDs.

The case, including all details of the investigation, has been submitted to the Military Prosecutor in Judea. Indictments against the perpetrators will be issued.