An Israeli source reported that the Israeli security services located the body of Sasson Nuriel, who was reported missing by his wife on Wednesday around midnight.

The Shin Bet believes that he was abducted on Wednesday afternoon. of the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Nuriel is a business man from Pisgat Ze’ev, in Jerusalem. 

Israel claims Hamas men abducted and killed Israeli resident

Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies

The Israeli security found the body of Sasson Nuriel, on Monday morning, in an industrial zone, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Nuriel disappeared several days ago, Israeli security forces carried intensive search and located his body on Monday.

Also, the Israeli security arrested a Palestinian resident, said to be member of Hamas, suspected of involvement in the abduction.

According to the Israeli online daily Haaretz, Nuriel’s wife reported him missing around midnight Wednesday; the Israeli security believes that he was abducted on Wednesday afternoon.

Also, the Israeli security said that Nuriel had business ties with several Palestinian merchants. Nuriel was self-employed, and used to manufacture candies in a factory in Mishor Adumim industrial zone, near Jerusalem

Haaretz reported that the arrested resident told the Israeli investigators that a cell which belongs to Hamas was planning to keep Nuriel alive, in an apartment in Ramallah.

Meanwhile, Israeli security services “Shin Bet” raided an apartment in Ramallah on Sunday and found masks which belongs to Hamas, but did not find Nuriel. 

The source stated that the arrested resident described the location of Nuriels’ body.

The Shin Bet is currently probing the incident, and partially lifted a gag order on the case on Monday afternoon.