JERUSALEM, Israel – A massive manhunt is underway Friday after a teenage girl was killed and her father and brother seriously injured in an explosion near a water spring by the Dolev settlement community in the West Bank. Rina Shnerb, 17, was critically wounded and pronounced dead on the scene after paramedics worked desperately to save her life. Her father, Rabbi Eitan, 46, and brother Dvir, 19, were evacuated in a military helicopter to Hadassah Ein Karem hospital.
Rina Shnerb, 17, was critically wounded and pronounced dead on the scene after paramedics worked desperately to save her life. Her father, Rabbi Eitan, 46, and brother Dvir, 19, were evacuated in a military helicopter to Hadassah Ein Karem hospital.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin identified grieved the teen’s death and asked for prayers.
“This was a [despicable] attack against innocent people going about their daily lives in peace,” he said.
I am shocked and saddened at the news of the murder of Rina ז”ל, who was killed in the terrorist attack this morning. My prayers are with the family and for the recovery of those injured. This was a despicable attack against innocent people going about their daily lives in peace
— Reuven Rivlin (@PresidentRuvi) August 23, 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to pursue and apprehend the “abhorrent terrorists.”
Paramedic Shlomo Perl was one of the first people to treat the family.
“When we arrived at the scene what we saw was horrifying,” he said “We saw 3 injured laying on the ground. A 46-year old man, fully conscious, had sustained injuries to his upper body. Next to him was a 20-year old man with injuries to his upper limbs and upper body and a 17-year old teenager with multi-system trauma.”
The Israel Defense Forces said the explosion was “a serious terror attack”, the Times of Israel reports. Security services say a suspicious vehicle fled the area after the explosion.
An army spokesperson said an improvised explosive device killed Shnerb and injured her father and brother. Investigators determined the device was planted in the spring earlier and was set off when the family approached it.
Last Friday, a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into two Israeli teens outside the Elazar settlement community. One of the teens was critically injured.
‘“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of drunkenness to all the surrounding peoples, when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall happen in that day that I will make Jerusalem a very heavy stone for all peoples; all who would heave it away will surely be cut in pieces, though all nations of the earth are gathered against it. ‘
‘“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of drunkenness to all the surrounding peoples, when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem. “The Lord will save the tents of Judah first, so that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem shall not become greater than that of Judah. In that day the Lord will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; the one who is feeble among them in that day shall be like David, and the house of David shall be like God, like the Angel of the Lord before them. ‘
“It shall be in that day that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.’
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