Published On: Wed, Nov 5th, 2014

Watch Arab Terrorist Driving into Jerusalem Light Rail Station Injuring Civilians

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An Arab terrorist, Ibrahim al-Acri, 38, a resident of the Shuafat Refugee camp in Jerusalem, intentionally ran his vehicle into a crowd of people near the Shimon Hatzadik light rail station in Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon, killing one Border Police officer and wounding at least 13. al-Acri was shot dead by security forces shortly afterward.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for the attack, which followed his letter of praise to the family of the assassin who attacked Rabbi Yehuda Glick last week.

Hamas praised the attack, calling it “heroic.”

“We call for more such… operations, ” Hamas official Fawzi Barhoum said.

Wednesday’s attack took place near the site of a similar attack two weeks ago, in which two people, a baby girl and a woman from Ecuador, were killed when an Arab terrorist intentionally slammed his car into a crowd at the Ammunition Hill light rail station.

Three people were seriously wounded in the latest attack, five suffered moderate wounds, and five others were lightly wounded. Border Police officers who were in the area pursued the terrorist, who eventually emerged from his vehicle carrying a metal bar and tried to attack security personnel before being shot and killed.

In addition to pedestrians, a number of cars were hit by the terrorist’s vehicle.

Jerusalem police has been clashing this afternoon with dozens of Arab youths, in several Arab enclaves of Jerusalem, who threw firebombs and rocks at them.

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