Fatal terror attack goes unreported by BBC News

Earlier this month, on the eve of the Succot holiday, a murder took place in Kafr Qasim (Kfar Kasseem).

“The body of 70-year-old Jewish man was found dead in a building in the industrial zone of Kafr Qasim Wednesday, with his body bearing signs of serious violence.

While the circumstances surrounding the man’s death remain unknown, investigators are looking into the possibility that the victim, identified as Reuven Schmerling from Elkana, was murdered by his employees from the West Bank who worked on his business premises in which his body was found.”

As the investigation proceeded, what was originally thought to be a criminal incident turned out several days later to be an act of terror.

“The Shin Bet security agency on Sunday said two Palestinians were arrested over the recent murder of a Jewish man in the Arab Israeli city of Kafr Qassem, confirming that the killing last Wednesday was a terror attack.

In a statement, the Shin Bet said the Palestinian suspects, both from the West Bank city of Qabatiya, were arrested last week in connection with the murder.”

Mr Schmerling was recognised as a victim of terror.

As was the case in January of this year when the police investigation into a shooting in Haifa only later confirmed that the incident was in fact an act of terror, BBC News has not covered this terror attack.

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3 comments on “Fatal terror attack goes unreported by BBC News

  1. To the arabist and corrupt BBC’s mind, this is not a terrorist murder – but a justified act by frustrated militants. When is Israel going to issue an ultimatum to the BBC – report fairly or get out !

  2. The BBC should be asked to leave Israel as its reporting regularly is against the democratic Israel and their journalists use lies of the terrorist minders who operate within the territories. They are not impartial and consider Jews who suffer death by terrorists justified because they are political acts! They prove again and again not fit to be allowed in to relate the truth!

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