In another brutal terrorist attack against Israelis, the IDF stated that suspected Palestinian terrorists fired on a crowded Israeli bus in Judea and Samaria on Saturday night
Packed with passengers, the bus was traveling along the north-south Route 60 highway when it was fired upon from the Palestinian village of Silwad, which is located near the Jewish community of Ofra. Thankfully, no casualties were reported and a manhunt was launched to apprehend the perpetrators.
This incident came shortly after another incident in which three Arab women in possession of a submachine gun and a suicide note were arrested at a checkpoint.
Thank God I have a bulletproof bus. The police and soldiers arrived. I was a little scared,” said the bus driver while speaking to the media on Sunday morning.
At least eight bullets hit the bus, according to a statement by the Binyamin Regional Council. “We have been seeing an escalation and a loss of deterrence for some time,” said Israel Gantz, head of the Council. “A very great miracle happened tonight. We demand immediate and deep actions to eradicate terrorism and restore deterrence on the ground.”