Tuesday, June 25, 2019

(JNS) New details of the fatal terror attack against three Israelis at the Barkan Industrial Park came to light as parents of the deceased called for vengeance.

“Every terrorist should know he would be executed, and that his family will suffer for his crimes,” the father of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, Rafael, said at her funeral.

Levengrond Yehezkel, a 29-year-old mother of an 18-month-old son, was killed, along with 35-year-old Ziv Hagbi, by 23-year-old Ashraf Wallid Suleiman Na’alwa.

According to new reports, before Na’alwa fatally shot Levengrond Yehezkel and Hagbi, moderately wounding 54-year-old Sara Vaturi, he forced a 20-year-old Arab cleaner from Shechem to tie Levengrond Yehezkel’s hands behind her back with zip ties. The cleaner, who was subsequently questioned by Shin Bet security services but not arrested, told authorities that Na’alwa threatened to kill him if he did not comply, then gave him seconds to escape.

Vaturi said that after she was shot in the stomach, she managed to flee the room and hide. She was found by two workers—one Arab and one Jew—who took care of her until paramedics arrived.

At the funeral, Rafael Levengrond apologized to his daughter for being unable to protect her from the terrorist. “I am sorry I was not with you. Unfortunately, I did not manage to get there in time,” he said. “I promise you that [your husband and son] Guy and Kai will receive everything they need. I promise that I will take care of them like I always took care [of you]. You can rest in peace.”

Iris Hagbi, the mother of Ziv Hagbi, also called for the death of the terrorists. “I want to convey a message—I wish none of the terrorists remain alive,” she said. “The terrorist’s family should suffer. He shortened the lives of the people there. He should be killed.”