Timeline of south Tel Aviv terror attack

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August 29, 2011 04:27
Police ouside the scene of Monday morning's attack

Tel Aviv attack scene 311. (photo credit: Elana Kirsh)

 
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The following is a time line of Monday morning's terror attack in south Tel Aviv, in which seven people were injured. All times are approximate.

1:00 a.m.: Landmark Tel Aviv nightclub of Haoman 17 on Abarbanrel Street is filled with young people holding a late summer party. Border Police set up road block at the entrance to the club to protect the youths.

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1:30 a.m.: Resident of Nablus carjacks taxi driver with a knife on 2 Salameh Street

1:35 a.m.: Terrorist drives eastbound on Salameh Street for 1 kilometer

1:40 a.m. : Terrorist turns into Abarbanel Street towards nightclub, identifies Border Police roadblock. He rams his vehicle into the roadblock with full force, running over and injuring two policemen.

He then exits the vehicle with a knife and begins stabbing civilians and police. Border Police tackle the man to the ground, but he manages to stab three civilians and two policemen.

3 a.m.: Security forces begin evacuating teenagers from nightclub

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