Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, and the Al-Quds Squads of the Islamic Jihad later claimed joint responsibility for [last night's attack], claiming in a statement that the attack was carried out to mark the 15th anniversary of the killing of Fatah founder Fat'hi Shkaki. [Source1 and Source2]The cowardly armed thugs of Al-Aqsa owe their alliegance to Mahmoud Abbas. For a while, four or five years ago, he and they went through a highly publicized charade of the Brigade members purportedly undergoing disarmament. As we say in Hebrew, אין דובים ואין יער - no forest and no bears.
As we reported last night, this was the third drive-by shooting by Palestinian Arabs of Israelis in a month. Fortunately this time the injuries of the shooting victims were moderate and no lives were lost. In fact, a blessed new life was brought into existence [see "Woman survives shooting, gives birth to healthy boy"]