Dagan: Olive Farming Permitted Terrorist to Gather Intel on Yishuv Yitzhar

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yHead of the Shomron Regional Council Yossi Dagan explained on Wednesday 8 Cheshvan that the terrorist who tried infiltrating into Yishuv Yitzhar during the night gathered intelligence information under the guise of being an olive famer.

A female terrorist was detected heading into the Shomron community during the predawn hours, armed with a knife. B’chasdei Hashem she was detected and shot dead before she could enter the community and perpetrate an attack.

Dagan told the media that the Arab often come too close to the Jewish communities, compromising their security, yet they are defended by Israeli security forces who believe they are harvesting their olives when in fact, they are often gathering intelligence information on communities as their observe the daily routine of residents.

He calls on state officials to stop this practice, to prohibit PA (Palestinian Authority) residents from nearing communities, at times literally against their borders, and thereby denying them access to visualize and observe the lives of the Jewish residents as they may plan future attacks.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)