Arab Mob Attacks Jew in Jerusalem (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Chana Ya´ar 03/26/12)
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A Jewish motorist barely escaped with his life Monday afternoon after
an Arab mob attacked his vehicle as he drove through a Jerusalem
The motorist, an unidentified 42-year-old man, was traveling through
Wadi Al-Joz when he was suddenly attacked by dozens of Arabs.
The vehicle was pelted with dozens of rocks as the driver desperately
continued to drive through the attack. One of the attackers also
hurled a concrete block at the car, smashing the windshield and
wounding the driver.
After he reached a safe location, the wounded motorist was evacuated
to Jerusalem´s Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, where he received
treatment for a wide range of injuries.
Nor was this the first such incident this week, noted Israel Police
spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, who said police are stepping up patrols to
contend with the violence and have opened investigations into both
Arabs hurled a firebomb at Israeli homes in the Maale Zeitim (Ras al-
Amud) neighborhood yesterday (Sunday). No one was physically injured.
Asked if there was any way for motorists to prevent being targeted in
such attacks, Rosenfeld told Arutz Sheva, “It is our responsibility –
that of the Israel Police, the Border Police and other security
personnel – to protect motorists and patrol the roads. That´s our
He added that motorists who find themselves under attack should
immediately drive away from the area. If they are unable to do
so, “or even if they can, and as soon as they are able to manage it,
they should dial “100” and call police immediately,” Rosenfeld
reminded, “because police response time is quick. In general patrols
are located very close by,” usually less than a few hundred meters
“It is impossible to prevent every incident,” the spokesman
said, “but we are doing everything we can.”
Rosenfeld also recommended that drivers ask security personnel
visible at the entrance to “ sensitive neighborhoods” or other
questionable areas whether it is safe to enter.
"That, too, is part of our responsibility,” he said, “letting people
know when it is safe to go through and when it might not be. It´s our
job to protect Israel´s citizens.” (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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