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  Tishrei 9, 5766 , 12/10/05

Long-Wanted Hamas Terrorist Nabbed By IDF

Security forces arrested Hamas arch-terrorist Ibrahim Ginat, 47, in the village of Tzurif Tuesday night. Among those responsible for the 1997 "Apropos" cafe bombing in Tel Aviv in which 3 Israeli civilians were murdered, Ginat has been wanted by security forces for the past 8 years.

Ginat is the last remnant of the Tzurif Hamas cell which executed multiple terror attacks between the years 1995 – 1997 including:
  • March 21st 1997 – a suicide bombing in the "Apropos" cafe in Tel Aviv.
  • September 9th 1996 – the kidnapping and murder of the 20 year old soldier Sharon Edri. Ginat had in his possession a map showing the location of the late Edri's burial site.
  • July 27th 1996 – a shooting attack in Tirosh, northwest of Bethlehem, in which 3 Israeli civilians were murdered.
  • January 16th 1996 – a shooting attack in Halhul, north of Hevron, in which 2 Israeli soldiers were killed.
  • January 9th 1996 – a shooting attack in Geffen, northwest of Bethlehem, in which 2 Israeli civilians were murdered.
  • December 9th 1995 – a shooting attack in Neveh Daniel in which 2 Israeli civilians were injured.

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