Woman attacks MDA crew who came to treat her

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 25, 2005 10:21

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

An MDA team was assaulted Thursday night by a drunk woman whom they were called to treat. The Lachish branch ambulance team was called to a wedding in Ashdod to take care of a guest. The woman, who according to MDA attacked for no apparent reason, was arrested by police. The MDA medics required medical treatment following the heavy blows they took. They were then given two days sick leave to recover from the incident. MDA said that the organization viewed the incident very seriously, especially in light of the recent increase in assaults by patients against MDA emergency crews. They expressed hope that the attacker would be punished to the fullest extent of the law in order to prevent any recurrence of such incidents.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN