Palestinians Stone Egged Bus In Yerushalayim, Injuring 7


ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN-CONFLICT-JERUSALEM-HISTORYYerushalayim saw a series of violent incidents in and near the Old City today, including a stoning attack on an Egged bus as it traveled on Salah-a-Din Street in largely Arab east Jerusalem.

Seven passengers were lightly injured in the attack, including one who was taken to the hospital.

The incidents took place as tens of thousands of Israelis flocked to the Old City to celebrate Yom Yerushalayim.

In addition, nine Palestinians were arrested near Damascus Gate for hurling stones at Israeli officers, the police spokesman said. No troops were reported injured in the scuffle.

Police fired stun grenades in response to the rock-throwing, an AFP photographer at the scene said.

Read more: Times of Israel

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  1. The problem is that arresting (palestinian)folks has no meaning and carries no deterrence if they all know that they can always be summarily released at any time for no reason whatsoever