The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of March 9

Terrorists carryout two drive-by shootings in Jerusalem, Netanyahu decides to complete Jerusalem security barrier, man who smacked terrorist with his guitar is lauded, and more.

March 9, 2016 17:01
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1. Two Palestinian terrorists responsible for separate drive-by shootings in Jerusalem Wednesday morning were shot and killed by Special Patrol police during a shootout outside the Old City following a city-wide manhunt.
Read more: Terrorists carry out two shooting attacks in Jerusalem; One critically wounded

2. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to complete the security barrier in the area of Jerusalem in the aftermath of the three terror attacks Tuesday, in which an American graduate student was killed and 15 people were injured.
Read more: Amid bout of attacks, Netanyahu decides to complete barrier in Jerusalem area

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3. The 26-year-old beachfront busker who crushed his guitar over the head of a terrorist last night on the Tel Aviv-Jaffa promenade said Wednesday morning he’d hardly slept the night before and since the morning, he’d been fielding call after call from reporters and loved ones, as well as getting stopped by random people on the street.
Read more: 'Guitar Hero' adjusting to newfound fame after trying to hinder Jaffa terrorist

4. US Vice President Joe Biden denounced those in the international community and in the Palestinian Authority who have failed to condemn Palestinian terror attacks against Israel.
Read more: Biden: US condemns international failure to denounce Palestinian terror attacks

5. Fatah, the largest faction within the PLO, and the party of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas,  celebrated the Tuesday murder of an American tourist in Jaffa on its Facebook page, the media watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch has reported.
Read more: Fatah celebrates terror attack that killed American tourist in Jaffa



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