Micky Rosenfeld 521.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Two undercover Israeli- Arab police officers, speaking in Arabic while
patrolling Jerusalem’s Kiryat Moshe neighborhood, were attacked by several
students near the entrance of a yeshiva Tuesday morning, police
According to Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the assault
took place close to the Mercaz Harav yeshiva, where in 2008 a Palestinian
terrorist opened fire on a crowded study hall, killing eight and wounding six.
The terrorist was subsequently shot dead by a soldier.
“A number of
people in the area heard [the officers] speak in Arabic and in a short space of
time, students from the neighborhood gathered to confront them,” Rosenfeld
“Following a verbal altercation, a fight broke out and one of the
officers was lightly injured and the other officer was
Rosenfeld described the incident as minor, but added that
while no arrests were made, police are actively investigating the matter and
will apprehend the suspects involved.