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Charged with Arab teenagers, injuring a 17-year old Jew in Jerusalem

Wednesday, February 10th, in the Jerusalem district court filed an indictment against two underage female residents of the Arab quarter of Shuafat, who were arrested on suspicion of assault on a Jew near the Damascus gate on January 30.

The names of the accused are prohibited for publication. It is known that they are 14 and 16 years. They are accused of attempted murder and illegal possession of cold weapons.

In the text of the indictment also noted that the defendants had acted under the influence of watching a video, which spoke of Israel’s desire to control the Muslim Holy places in Jerusalem and asserted that Israeli soldiers when personal searches are insulting Muslim women. The Prosecutor’s office also mentions the complicity in the attack of 11-year-old Arab.

The attack occurred on the evening of 30 January at the Sultan Suleiman street in the area of Damascus gate of the Old city in Jerusalem. Two young Jews were attacked after praying at the wailing Wall. One of the boys was slightly injured. Medics gave him first aid at the scene and then was taken to the hospital «Ar and Hadassah mount Scopus». A second Israeli was injured.

After the attack, police released an image of one of the terrorists recorded by the CCTV cameras installed in the Old city of Jerusalem. Soon, one by one, the attackers were detained.

As a result of this attack he was wounded 17-year-old youth from ultra-Orthodox families, a month and a half ago, immigrated to Israel from United States. According to the young man, he came to Israel to serve in the army, and his dream is to serve in one of the elite units of the IDF. At the moment he is studying at pearmatch preparatory courses.




Charged with Arab teenagers, injuring a 17-year old Jew in Jerusalem 10.02.2016

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