According to the Shaare Zedek Hospital spokesman unit, Shira, the mother who was seriously wounded in the Sunday night drive-by shooting attack at Ofra Junction in Shomron is showing signs of improvement B”H, and she is now communicating with her surroundings.
She was in her 30th week of pregnancy when the attack occurred, and doctors were compelled to deliver the baby as they fought to save her life and that of the fetus, with the baby boy listed in very serious condition. The father, Amichai, is improving as well as is now listed in light condition.
IDF soldiers, Shin Bet agents and Border Policemen continue operations to apprehend the terrorists responsible, relying on intelligence information as well as soldiers entering and checking PA (Palestinian Authority) villages in the area of the attack. As reported, soldiers conducted a number of raids in Ramallah, including the offices of the official Palestinian news agency as the manhunt continues.
The accompanying photos show soldiers operating in the area on Tuesday morning.
Amichai, 22, and Shira, 21, were married eight months ago and reside in Elon Moreh. They were among the many standing at the hitchhiking post outside Ofra when the terrorist drove by and shots rang out from the passing vehicle. Soldiers in the area immediately fired at the vehicle, reporting they struck the it as it fled the scene. Security camera footage from the scene showed a car speeding away after the shooting.
TEHILLIM NAMES OF TERROR VICTIMS:
תינוק בן שירה יעל
שירה יעל בת ליאורה שרה
עמיחי ישי בן פיגה גיטל גלילה
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)