The Israeli army demolished the family home of Omar al-Abed who reportedly stabbed to death three Israelis last month, on Wednesday, in the West Bank village of Kobar.
Army bulldozers demolished the family structure at 03:00 (00:00 GMT) following a demolition notice that was handed to the residents a few days prior.
Omar al-Abed stabbed and killed three Israelis as they sat down to the Sabbath... Еще meal in their home in the West Bank settlement of Halamish, in «revenge» for the crisis at Al-Aqsa compound last month according to a Facebook post by al-Abed.
The practice of the Israeli authorities to order demolitions on the houses of relatives of those who have committed attacks on Israelis has been in place since the Six Day War in 1967. Civil rights group have long denounced such measures as «collective punishment», but Israeli officials claim that it such measures act as a «deterrent».
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