Ben Gvir at scene of attack
Ben Gvir at scene of attackSpokesperson

National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir arrived at the scene of the murderous terrorist attack near Eli on Tuesday, and called for a military operation in Samaria following the attack.

"The incidents here are going on and on. Another shooting and another shooting throughout Judea and Samaria. The residents have become sitting ducks," stated Ben Gvir.

"I call on the Prime Minister and on [Defense] Minister Gallant, as I said before the operation in Gaza: The time has come for a military operation in Judea and Samaria. Yes, a return to targeted eliminations from the air, take down buildings, set up roadblocks, deport terrorists and pass the death penalty law for terrorists in the second and third readings," he continued.

"Unfortunately, the checkpoints in Judea and Samaria were removed, so as to allow a so-called fabric of life, freedom of movement. Freedom of movement is not more important than our right, the residents, to freedom of living. This is the time for a military operation in Judea and Samaria," stated Ben Gvir.

"My condolences to the bereaved families, wishes for a full recovery to the wounded and a blessing to the citizen who shot the terrorist. I call on the residents of Judea and Samaria to take up arms. It saves lives," concluded Ben Gvir.

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השר איתמר בן גביר בזירת הפיגועדוברות