Police extend arrest of Jerusalem Purim-day terrorist

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 16, 2015 11:51

On Monday, Israel Police extended the police custody of the suspected terrorist in the March 6 terror attack in Jerusalem.

Seven people were injured after suspect Mohammed Mahmoud Abdel Razek Salaima, a 22-year-old resident of Jerusalem's Ras el-Amud neighborhood, allegedly drove directly into them with his car.

He had planned the attack for days before committing the act, seeking to kill Jews in the capital.

A police investigation into the case is ongoing.


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