4 Jews, 1 Arab wounded in Jerusalem rock attack on Mount of Olives

Palestinian youths threw barrage of rocks at bus, two cars in east Jerusalem neighborhood.

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August 19, 2015 00:16
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A view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Four Jewish teens and one Arab woman were lightly wounded in rock attacks on a bus and two cars in east Jerusalem’s A-Tur neighborhood on the Mount of Olives Tuesday night.

According to police, the attack took place at approximately 9:30 p.m. when Palestinian youths threw a barrage of rocks at the vehicles without provocation, shattering the bus’s and both cars’ windshields.

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Magen David Adom first responders arrived at the scene within minutes to treat the four Jewish teenage passengers, between the ages of 16 and 18, and a Palestinian woman in her 50s, for light wounds sustained from the shattered glass.

While one of the Jewish victims was treated for a minor wound at the scene, the other four were transferred to Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem.

Police are searching for the suspects.

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