In wake of an attempted bombing in downtown Jerusalem Sunday morning by a Palestinian man, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat issued a statement saying that "thanks to the vigilance of light rail security forces of the Jerusalem municipality, a major attack was avoided."
Barkat advised the public to "continue with our routine, keep vigilant and never give in to terror. ""We must pursue the terrorists everywhere without compromise and without restraint."
Barkat also thanked security forces on behalf of all Jerusalem residents.
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