News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 4 – October 9, 2018) | The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
On October 7, 2018, two Israeli civilians were murdered in a shooting attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the Barkan industrial zone in Samaria. The murderer was a 23-year-old from the village of Shuweika (near Tulkarm), one of thousands of Palestinians who work at the site. He fled the scene and the Israeli security forces are still pursuing him. The terrorist organizations, especially Hamas, praised the attack and the attacker.