Terror Leader Carried Out Shooting Attacks

Stand for Israel  |  May 20, 2019

Armed Palestinian Militia Gather In Show Of Force
JENIN, WEST BANK - DECEMBER 30: Zakaria Zubeidi, a head of the the al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militia, speaks to a bodyguard from behind the wheel during their show of force December 30, 2004 in Jenin in the West Bank. The militants, led by Zubeidi who is on Israel's most wanted list for his hand in fatal attacks against its citizens, are aligned to the Farah faction of the PLO. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

During the Second Intifada, Zakaria Zubeidi was a Fatah commander who led countless terror attacks on Israelis. But this murderous villain’s crimes were not relegated to that chapter in anti-Israel violence. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that Zubeidi was recently nabbed by Israeli authorities after carrying out shooting attacks on Israeli buses — and for planning even more violence:

Israel on Sunday accused former Palestinian terrorist leader Zakaria Zubeidi of committing several fresh shooting attacks on Israeli buses in recent months, and indicated it will also prosecute him for attacks dating back years that had previously been excused under an amnesty deal.

Zubeidi was arrested on February 27 in Ramallah, along with Palestinian attorney attorney Tarek Barghout, who often represents terror suspects…

According to the security agency, the two were responsible for two shooting attacks on buses outside the Beit El settlement in the central West Bank in November 2018 and January 2019, injuring three people in total.

The security service said the pair also carried out a third such shooting in December outside the Psagot settlement, but failed to hit the bus due to inclement weather.

According to the Shin Bet, the two had been planning to carry out another shooting attack on the night they were arrested…

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