Troops raze home of Palestinian who took part in rabbi’s slaying
IDF destroys Hebron-area house belonging to Mohammed Omaireh, who confessed to driving the car from which Miki Mark was shot dead in July
After bulldozing the house where Fakih was hiding out, troops said they found a weapons belt with an improvised hand grenade, a Kalashnikov rifle, and magazines of bullets aside his body.
Forces also stormed adjacent buildings and arrested others suspected of helping to conceal Fakih.
In an operation early Tuesday, troops razed the Hebron-area home of Mohammed Omaireh, accused of driving the car from which Muhammad al-Fakih shot at a passing vehicle, killing Rabbi Miki Mark and wounding his wife and two of his children.
IDF soldiers prepare to raze the home of Mohammed Omaireh, who confessed to being part of a terrorist cell which shot dead an Israeli rabbi. The building was destroyed in the West Bank village of Dura, August 30, 2016. (IDF Spokesperson)