Second case in less than 12 hours: The body of 30-year-old Ali Bedouin was found overnight (Wednesday-Thursday) on Route 557 between Taibeh and the Fig Checkpoint, with gunshot wounds. MDA medics and paramedics reported that he was found lifeless, and were pronounced dead at the scene. He is the 91st victim in the Arab sector since the beginning of the year. Central district.
Also, around 9 p.m., a 46-year-old man was shot dead, and another 53-year-old was moderately injured in a shooting incident in the village of Reina. The two men were evacuated to a hospital in Nazareth, where the 46-year-old was pronounced dead. Police forces who rushed to the scene are collecting findings and investigating the incident and have begun searching for the suspects. The initial investigation revealed that masked men fired at the two, and immediately fled the scene. As a result of the shooting, the two were injured, one moderately and the other fatally, and as stated, shortly afterwards, he was pronounced dead at Nazareth Hospital.
Large police forces from the northern district were rushed to the scene and began an investigation that includes collecting findings from the scene, including forensic findings, in parallel with the manhunt for the suspects who fled the scene. Police deployed roadblocks in an attempt to track down the shooters and the investigation is ongoing.
The unbearable ease of shooting incidents is causing outrage among senior police officials, who are calling on senior sector leaders to take action and not sit idly by. Police officials are protesting the unbridled ease with which assassinations are being carried out in the sector, noting that since the beginning of the year, the police in the northern district have seized more than 800 weapons (ammunition) including more than 430 rifles and pistols. – 100 detainees for involvement in shootings and 52 for weapons trafficking offenses.
As you may recall, at the beginning of the week, the death of a resident of Tirat Carmel in the 1920s, who was stabbed to death, was determined. He was taken to Rambam Hospital in Haifa, while undergoing resuscitation, but doctors were forced to determine his death. Police have launched a search for suspects involved in the incident, and forensic lab investigators are collecting findings at the scene. The circumstances are under investigation.
The night before, Ziad Grifat, a 48-year-old resident of Zarzir, married with five children, was found dead after being attacked during a brawl that broke out in his village. Griffat was taken to Haemek Hospital in Afula in critical condition for medical treatment, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
Grifat allegedly got into a brawl that involved a number of young men, apparently for criminal reasons, after he tried to separate them, and a 20-year-old man involved in the brawl hit him hard with a plank. The young man was arrested but further arrests are likely to be made.