Bennett urges parents in Tel Aviv to send kids to school despite manhunt for gunman

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January 4, 2016 07:52

 
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Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on parents in Tel Aviv early Monday morning to send their children to school.

In an interview with Army Radio, Bennett said that more children are killed annually in traffic accidents than in terror related incidents.

“The highest level of terror is in Hebron and Gush Etzion, but also there they continue to live their lives,” he said.

It has been three days since the gunman, named on Saturday as Nashat Milhem, killed two people on Friday in the shooting in central Tel Aviv and eluded police.

Parents in Tel Aviv were reluctant to send their children to school as reports surfaced that the suspected perpetrator was hiding out in a neighborhood in a northern neighborhood in the city.

The Tel Aviv municipality reported on Sunday that only some 50 percent of students attended school in North Tel Aviv.

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