Once again an infant came close to death as murderous Arabs attacked the family vehicle with stones. This attack, one of many, occurred on Sunday 7 Tishrei in eastern Gush Etzion near Yishuv Tekoa. Mr. & Mrs. Gamss, residents of Tekoa, were driving in two vehicles near the Beit Sachur area when they were attacked. Mrs. Gamss was in the lead car with their 4-month-old daughter when the rock pierced the window. Ironically, they were driving to the facility to have reinforced windows installed to protect them against such attacks when they were hit.
The two told authorities that about 15 attackers were involved, throwing rocks from close proximity in the ambush, well-aware of the woman and infant in the vehicle and they continued their murderous actions. When they smashed the windshield they were only about six feet away. The infant seat was in the front seat of the vehicle.
Mr. Avi Gamss told the media “It was attempted murder”, adding this was no different than attacking them with an M-16 assault rifle.
B’chasdei Hashem they escaped unharmed despite the perilous situation.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)