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Israeli Man Killed After Stones were Thrown at his Car and a Truck Ran Him Over

20 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

A 50-year-old Jewish resident of Kiryat Arba was killed after crashing his car at Fawwar, Mount Hebron.

The man was driving his car when rocks were thrown at him around 12:30 PM on Tuesday, October 20. He apparently got out of his car, and was then deliberately hit by a truck. He was found unconcious and in critical condition, and was resuscitated and treated on site until his death was confirmed.

IDF Officer Stabbed and Wounded in Mount Hebron; Palestinian Attacker Killed

20 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

An IDF officer, a Company Commander, was stabbed in his face and neck around 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 20.

The soldier was lightly wounded in the attack, which occured in the town of Beit Awwa in Mount Hebron in the Judea region. He was evacuated to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba.

The Palestinian assailant was neutralized and killed. Palestinian sources have identified him as Adi Hashem Muhammad Masalmeh, 24, from Beit Awwa.

Breaking News: Be’er Sheva Terror Attack at Bus Station Leaves 1 Dead; Six Injured

18 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

Be’er Sheva (TPS) – Six Israelis were injured and one killed during a suspected terrorist attack by an Arab terrorist today at the Be’er Sheva central bus station on Sunday night, October 18.

Terrorist Attack Near Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station: Developing Story

14 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

A terrorist stabbing attack occurred this evening near Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station on Jaffa Street.

The terrorist, reportedly a 24 year old resident from the Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Ras al-Amud, stabbed a 72 year old woman near the Central Bus Station. The victim immediately attempted to get onto a city bus to escape. After the victim successfully got onto the bus, the driver locked the doors preventing the terrorist from entering the bus.

The terrorist started to flee when onlookers began to shout “terrorist” in response to the incident. A Jerusalem Riot Police officer close to the scene, ran towards the terrorist who still had the knife in his hand, and shot the terrorist effectively neutralizing him.

A Jerusalem resident named Moshe spoke with TPS about the whole incident as he saw it unfold. “I was sitting in a store and when I was leaving the store, I heard screams in the distance,” Moshe said. “I then saw a few girls running to the store and one of them was crying.”

“The policeman who was near me started running to find the terrorist and eventually shot him.”

Emmanuel Stern, the Magen David Adom paramedic who evacuated the stabbing victim, spoke at the scene. “(The victim) is fully conscious and with one of our volunteer doctors., said Stern. “We provided her with life-saving medical treatment.

“She suffered a stab wound to her upper body and we quickly transported her to a hospital,” continued Stern. “On the way to the hospital she was fully alert and in communication with us.”

In addition to the stabbing victim, Magen David Adom is treating 14 people who were near the scene of the terrorist attack, with shock related symptoms. Eight of the victims were transported to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital for further treatment. The other six were transported to Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, with one of the victims sustaining a light bruise.

Shortly after the terrorist attack, a number of young Israelis gathered at the scene and started to sing and dance in a display of courage during the current wave of terrorist attacks that has stricken Jerusalem and the rest of Israel.

 

Attempted Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem Old City: No Injuries, Terrorist Killed

14 October, 2015   |   7 years ago

There was another stabbing attack this afternoon at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.

An initial investigation revealed that border policemen in the area became suspicious when they noticed a young man sitting near the Damascus Gate wearing camouflage clothing. The border policemen approached the youth to investigate him, while intending to maintaining a secure distance. As the policemen got close, the terrorist took out a knife and lunged to stab the policemen. The police reacted immediately and fired in his direction.

With the knife still in his hand, the terrorist continued to run in the direction of policemen standing at the Damascus Gate. The policemen noticing the terrorist running in their direction, called out in the direction of the border policemen who then fired in his direction, effectively neutralizing the terrorist. The terrorist died of his wounds.