Teen skipped school to stab Israeli soldier (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Yair Altman Published: 03.26.12, 13:21)
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Police probe reveals Yehudit Aharon was stabbed by 18-year-old east
Jerusalem resident on Light Rail earlier this month
Cleared for publication: An 18-year-old east Jerusalem resident has
been identified as the assailant who stabbed Israeli soldier Yehudit
Aharon in Jerusalem´s Light Rail earlier this month. His remand was
extended until all legal proceedings against him are completed.
Aharon, 19, was stabbed in the chest and hand while the train pulled
into the Pisgat Zeev station. The suspect, who was inside the train,
waited for it to stop and then stabbed the victim causing her
According to the police investigation, the suspect headed towards his
school armed with a knife on the day of the attack. He decided to
skip classes and at 10:09 am boarded the Light Rail back to his home.
On the train, he recognized the soldier and sat opposite her. Seconds
before the train pulled into the station he stabbed Aharon several
times and fled the scene. He returned home where he met his brother
and recounted the attack.
He later boarded a bus heading to the Qalandiya checkpoint in the
hopes of finding shelter with his family in Ramallah. He dropped his
knife during the ride and was later arrested at the checkpoint.
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