“And prepare against them whatever you are able of power and of steeds of war by which you may strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy and others besides them whom you do not know, whom Allah knows.” (Qur’an 8:60)
An Israeli father of six was killed on Tuesday evening in a drive-by shooting close to the West Bank city of Nablus.
The Israeli military said that the 35-year-old victim was driving on Route 60, the main highway in the West Bank, when his vehicle was apparently targeted by gunmen in a passing car..
After the shooting security forces swept the area adjacent to the West Bank outpost of Havat Gilad. The man was identified as Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a resident of the outpost.
Shevach’s funeral has now begun at Havat Gilad and started with a procession from it’s synagogue. He will be buried in an area near the outpost.
His widow, Yael Shevach, said it was always his wish to be buried in the settlement outpost that he and his family called home
Military roadblocks have been set up on roads leading into and out of Nablus as security forces attempt to locate the attackers.
Shevach was critically wounded in the shooting and was taken to hospital, were he was pronounced dead after resuscitation attempts failed.
Dr. Guy Elad, a doctor at the Meir Medical Center, said that Shevach “arrived at the hospital without a pulse, with no breath and no life signals. He was rushed to the trauma room, where advanced resuscitation actions were performed and unfortunately despite our efforts his death was [eventually] determined.”…