Indicts Tel Aviv Bomber’s Family
Yard arrested 2 men and 2 females in Derbyshire and another
woman in nearby Nottinghamshire on Friday. They were charged
under the Terrorism Act but did not release their names
or any details of their alleged crimes.
3 people were killed and over 50 wounded in a terrorist
bombing attack last week at a popular tourist club, Mike’s
Place, in Tel Aviv. Israeli police ID the bomber as Asif
Hanif, 21, from the London suburb of Hounslow. They said
Omar Khan Sharif, 27 (shown above), of Derby, England, fled
when his bomb failed to detonate, hence a manhunt has ensued.
indicted on Thursday the brother, sister and wife of Omar Khan
Sharif, the would-be homicide bomber involved in last week’s homicide
attack on a Tel Aviv cafe, HA’ARETZ reported. Sharif managed to
flee when his explosive belt malfunctioned.
Derby residents, Zahid Hussain Sharif, 46; Paveen Akthor Sharif,
35; and Tahari Shad Tabassum, 27 were apprehended on charges of
failing to disclose information about acts of terrorism. Paveen
Akthor Sharif – Omar’s sister – was also charged with aiding,
abetting, counseling, and procuring acts of terrorism overseas.
the Israel Defense Forces raided the Bethlehem office of the International
Solidarity Movement, the organization whose members had met with
the two British terrorists behind the attack on the Tel Aviv cafe.
Seizing documents, computers and other equipment, the IDF also
took two foreign nationals working for the group into custody.
the International Solidarity Movement have been involved in confrontations
with Israeli soldiers and actively assist Palestinians seeking
to sneak through or around security checkpoints. In one case,
International Solidarity Movement activists had been sheltering
a known and wanted terrorist in Jenin; the group has also provided
training on how to deceive Israeli customs and border control