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Terror in West Bank: Explosion damages bus shelter, firebombs thrown in area

August 31, 2014 09:28

Police sappers were at the scene at two locations near Nablus; Jewish man lightly injured after firebomb thrown at his east Jerusalem home.


Israeli Police. (photo credit:ISRAEL POLICE)

Police were called  to a bus shelter at the Rechalim junction near the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday morning after an explosion was heard. The police said the shelter was damaged and that sappers were at the scene with IDF forces to search the area for additional charges and suspicious objects. 

Around the same time on Sunday morning Palestinians threw two firebombs at the Jit Junction also near Nablus. There was no injury or damage in the attack. Forces were at the scene to look for unexploded bombs.   

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On Saturday night, a 45-year-old Jewish man sustained a light head injury after a firebomb was thrown at his home in the Silwan neighborhood of east Jerusalem.

He was taken to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem for treatment.

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