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Indictment of "Palestinian" ISIS butcher Wasim al-Assayed / Wassim Assayed: 'Slaughtered in their beds'

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Apr 18, 2022.

Slaughtered in their beds The indictment describes: This is how Yehuda and Tamar Kadouri and Ivan Tarnowski were murdered

Notice from the State Attorney's Office:

The Jerusalem District Attorney's Office (Criminal) filed an indictment in the city district court against Wasim Assayed (34), a resident of Hebron, for three terrorist attacks in which he killed three people and tried to kill two more and injured them, all for nationalist motives and being a member of the ISIS terrorist organization.

In 2014, the defendant swore allegiance to the terrorist organization ISIS.

On January 8, 2019, the defendant entered Israeli territory carrying two knives in order to kill Jews out of a nationalist and ideological motive.

According to the indictment, filed by attorneys Erez Padan and Yuval Kedar of the Jerusalem District Attorney's Office, the defendant arrived in Jerusalem in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood and wandered the neighborhood streets with the intent to locate a Jewish victim and murder him. Defendant spotted a girl walking down the street and began to follow her quickly as he skipped up the stairs. When he got her, he pulled out the knife and started stabbing her in the neck and trying to slash it. The girl cried out in pain and the defendant fled the scene quickly. A day after the assassination attempt, the defendant once again returned to the scene with the intent to kill Jews.

At around 21:30 in the evening, the defendant noticed Yehuda Kadouri wearing a skullcap, getting out of the vehicle while driving, unpacking bags of groceries and walking towards the apartment. Defendant followed Yehuda Kadouri some distance, followed him into the building and followed him while watching his actions as he entered the apartment. Shortly afterwards, Yehuda Kadouri left the apartment and returned to his car. Defendant saw this, opened the apartment door and entered it. The defendant moved between the rooms in the apartment and found Tamar Kadouri in her bed in the bedroom where he stabbed her in the neck several times until her death. The defendant hid in one of the rooms in the apartment while waiting for the return of Yehuda Kadouri in order to kill him and surprised him at the door. Defendant stabbed him until he collapsed and passed away.

After the murder of the Kadouri couple, in the morning the defendant left the apartment taking several rings from the deceased's room worth thousands of new shekels, as well as cash from the deceased's wallet.

The indictment further states that in March 2022 the defendant entered Israel with the aim of killing Jews while carrying a bag containing barbed wire, an electric shocker with a flashlight, pepper spray, and a knife with a blade about 15 cm long and wearing gloves on his hands. The defendant climbed the separation fence between A-Ram and Beit Hannona and entered Israel, with his face to the city of Jerusalem.

The defendant arrived late at night in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood, wandered the streets of the neighborhood with the intention of locating a Jewish victim and murdering him out of a nationalist and ideological motive. The defendant entered a building in the neighborhood and opened the front door to one of the apartments in the building holding the knife in one hand and the shocker in the other. The defendant noticed Ivan Tarnowski (a Moldovan citizen) and two other people sleeping in their beds.
Since he believed they were Jews and according to his early plan, the defendant went to Ivan's bed and stabbed him while he was sleeping with the knife a deep stab in the neck. The defendant then turned to the extra bed that was in the room and began stabbing the other person as well with a deep stab in the neck. Ivan got out of bed and stood in the room and the defendant fled the apartment quickly, with the deceased leaving the apartment following him. The defendant fled the building and the deceased returned to the apartment and collapsed in the doorway of the room where he inflated his soul.

The indictment attributes to the defendant the commission of aggravated murder offenses, an act of terrorism of attempted murder, an act of terrorism of aggravated sabotage and injury, membership in a terrorist organization and other offenses.

Please note that the prosecution requested that the publication of a few details of the indictment be prohibited in order to maintain the dignity and privacy of the deceased.

Efrat Oren

Spokeswoman for the legal units.


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