IDF soldier on northbound train fires gun into air after seeing 'suspicious figure'

October 15, 2015 08:43


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The anxiety generated by nonstop media coverage of the wave of Palestinian violence appears to be taking its toll.

Passengers on a northbound train that was traveling from Haifa on Thursday hit the emergency brakes in between stations after noticing what appeared to be a suspicious person with a knife.

One of the passengers, a soldier, fired his gun into the air. There were no injuries, and no suspects were arrested.

Authorities are now questioning the soldier ascertain what led him to fire his weapon.

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