IDF Soldier Murdered by Terrorists

On September 20, at approximately 10 p.m., a report was received concerning the disappearance of an IDF soldier - Sergeant Tomer Hazan, age 20. IDF forces performed a thorough search in cooperation with the ISA (Israel Security Agency or Shin Bet Security Service) and uncovered the soldier's body in the Judea and Samaria region. The forces also arrested several individuals suspected to be connected to the soldier's disappearance. The murderer later confessed to having planned to use the body to bargain for the release of his brother imprisoned for involvement in multiple terror attacks.