The Shin Bet security service said on Tuesday that it had shot dead Ahmad Nassar Jarrar during a pre-dawn raid on a building in the northern West Bank town of al-Yamun near the city of Jenin. One terrorist was killed and another captured in that raid, though their identities were not disclosed.
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In a statement issued after the operation, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "I praise the security forces for the determined and complex operation they carried out last night to apprehend the terrorist, who was ultimately eliminated".
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When 22-year-old Jarrar exited the building, the forces opened fire on him because he was armed with an M-16 rifle and a bag of explosive devices.
Jarar was a key member of the terror cell responsible for the shooting attack, and personally participated in the attack.
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"All settlements in the West Bank, including in Jerusalem, are illegal", Wasel Abu Youssef of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's executive committee, told Reuters.
Israel has made several attempts to demolish structures in the Abu al-Nawwar community catering to almost 700 Bedouin people in order to make way for its massive illegal E1 settlement project in East Jerusalem.