Arab Axe Attack on Jew in Old City (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu 04/02/12)
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An Arab terrorist attacked an elderly Jew with an axe in the area of
the Damascus Gate Monday morning. The victim, age 59, suffered light
wounds and is being treated at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in
Jerusalem. He was returning from morning prayers at the Western Wall
and strugggled with the terrorist, who escaped.
Police have been deployed in a massive manhunt for the Arab.
Attacks on Jews have escalated in the past several months since the
Palestinian Authority decided to bury the “diplomatic process” and
then failed in its bid to win international recognition from the
Last week, Arabs hurled rocks at Jews travelling through an Arab area
to the Western Wall. One man was evacuated to Hadassah Hospital with
The previous day, two young Arabs attacked a soldier, who suffered
light wounds. Two weeks ago, an Arab from the Beit Hanina
neighborhood stabbed a Jewish soldier on the Jerusalem light rail
The day before, two young Arabs attacked an IDF soldier, who was
lightly wounded and was evacuated for medical treatment at Shaarei
Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
Two weeks ago, an Arab from the Beit Hanina neighborhood stabbed a
woman soldier on the Jerusalem light rail system. She was treated for
moderate injuries, and the terrorist later was arrested.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/02/12)
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