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Infant Dead, Pedestrians Hurt as Hamas Terrorist Rams Train Station in Jerusalem (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

October 22, 2014 11:42 am 35 comments

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Scene of terror shooting at Light Rail station Photo Newsshabi

Scene of terror shooting at Light Rail station Photo Newsshabi

A three-month-old baby is dead and at least seven pedestrians are hurt in Jerusalem after an Arab driver plowed into people waiting at a Light Rail station close to the National Police headquarters on Wednesday evening, officials said.

“There was a suspect vehicle that hit and struck nine people that were waiting at the train stop. As a result the suspect tried to flee the scene and was shot by police officers in the vicinity,” Israeli Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told The Algemeiner.

Hospital officials at Hadassah Mt. Scopus announced the death of the infant, Chayah Zissel Bron, shortly after 8 p.m., after doctors tried to stabilize the unconscious child’s condition, from a severe head wound in the attack.

Bron was “a granddaughter of the Halperin family who own Optica Halperin,” according to Jerusalem Post Editor-in-Chief, Steve Linde.

Soon after the attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a security consultation in conjunction with Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch, Israel Police Commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino and Israel Security Agency Director Yoram Cohen, according to a government statement.

“In the telephone consultation, the Prime Minister was updated on the details of vehicular terrorist attack in Jerusalem; he ordered that security forces in Jerusalem be reinforced. ‘This is how Abu Mazen’s [Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas] partners in government act, the same Abu Mazen who – only a few days ago – incited toward a terrorist attack in Jerusalem,'” Netanyahu said.

Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat told Israel’s Ch. 1 News that three of the victims were Americans, according to The Israel Project, possibly including the infant, although some sources dispute this, and the contention has not been officially confirmed.

“We must restore peace and security in Jerusalem – as I have said for months, the situation in Jerusalem is intolerable and we must act unequivocally against all violence taking place in the city. Today, more than ever, it is clear that we must send police forces into neighborhoods where there are disturbances, placing them strategically and widely in significant numbers,” Barkat said in a statement.

“Following my request, the Prime Minister has given instructions to reinforce the police forces in order for us to implement an operational action plan formulated to deal with riots, including the addition of personnel and special units, using technological means, and increased intelligence.

“I will continue to be vigilant and we will not rest until security is restored in Jerusalem,” according to a statement from the Mayor’s Office.

While Rosenfeld could not confirm the identity of the driver, Israel Radio later said the 20-year-old driver, Abdelrahman al-Shaludi, was a resident of the Arab Silwan neighborhood.

Rosenfeld said later in a tweet that the suspect has served time in an Israeli prison for security offences. Israel television said the individual was a Hamas member who served two sentences for terror activity.

Light Rail shooting. The suspect is on the ground. Photo: Hatzolah

Light Rail shooting. The suspect is on the ground. Photo: Hatzolah

Israeli Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich said “all signs” suggested that the ramming was a terror attack, according to Ynet News.

A Hamas spokesman praised the attack, calling it a “natural reaction to the crimes of the occupation,” but stopped short of taking responsibility. However, Linde, in a tweet, said Hamas, did, in fact, take responsibility for the attack.

Netanyahu on Tuesday approved a plan introduced by Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch for the formation of a new police unit dedicated to dealing with the civil and security unrest in Jerusalem, JNS News reported.

The plan calls for legislative changes that will allow law enforcement to better deal with children and teenagers who stone vehicles and railway cars traveling through the capital, especially in the city’s eastern Arab neighborhoods. The Jerusalem Light Rail has come under numerous stoning attacks over the past few months, resulting in significant damage to its operations.

Israel Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino said Tuesday that the new unit will have advanced intelligence and technological capabilities that will allow its officers to better deal with rioters.

Light Rail shooting. The vehicle. Photo: Rotter.net

Light Rail shooting. The vehicle. Photo: Rotter.net

“The unrest experienced in Jerusalem, our capital, is always a top priority,” Danino said, according to Israel Hayom. “We cannot ignore riots, stone-throwing, or the hurling of Molotov cocktails and firecrackers prevalent on the Temple Mount and in other areas of the city. These are serious incidents and they must be treated as such.”

This report will be updated as more details are confirmed.

Watch a video of the moment of the attack (the vehicle hits the pedestrians at the top of the frame, just after the train passes):

Watch a breaking video report from Ch. 2 News:

35 Comments

  • and what are we protesting in the World. The fact that some scummy jihadist retard has been shot and wounded. Sorry! But he should have been hanged!

  • The UN-Islamic Muslim creates rampage! Some in the West will enjoy the fact that they can blame Israel, the reason of all the humanity’s crimes.
    This shows the failure of the gvt to rein on the terrorists whatever their religious affiliation. “Democracy’s” justice as we ALL know DOES NOT exist in the Muslim world. For them murder is JUSTICE.
    The temple Mount should be closed to ALL and the WAFQ should be dismantled the same way the the UNRWA should be dismantled. These are two terrorist organizations in the heart of darkness that the Muslim world is.
    The Western democracies one more time, PUNCHED in the FACE. How many blows they want to take? Or will the left knock out the Western world?

  • Lauren Goldman

    Anybody who commits an act of terrorism (throwing rocks, etc.) should immediately be stripped of Israeli citizenship and once their prison term is finished; deported. Where is not important, just fly them there and drop them off, preferably from 10,000 feet.

    • Why not deport immediately in lieu of prison? That will save lots of miseries and money. Besides no more blackmail or so called precondition as free prisoners before we start to sit…. UP! Abbas did not sit or pretended to sit. Freeing prisoners at no cost was always his goal! The West has decided out of guilt to screw the Jews one more time! It is easy since IL depends on the West. Perfect blackmail of the DEMOCRACIES against one of the smallest D in the world. How brave the EU and US. Magnificent in their corrupted immorality!

    • Why only 10.000 ft?

  • But President B. Hussein Obama says ISIS is not Islamic. That Islam is a loving religion of peace, surely, he wouldn’t lie…..right?

    You will note when he does speak of the terrorists, the President is very careful to never say Muslim or Islamic terrorists. His words are measured and scripted to never link Muslims and terrorism.

    Remember, Obama’s mother was married twice, both were to Muslim men and Obama spent much of his formative youth growing up in Indonesia, a Muslim country where he attended a Muslim school.

    And then there is Reverend Wright who was the President’s mentor and like a father to him. Reverend Wright, anti American, anti white and virulent anti-semite. Can you connect the dots?

    • The Pr. dances with the antisemitic Jews from NYC, Boston, Chicago and LA. Without them he would never had the presidency.

  • And so it goes; another Jewish child murdered by these haters of Jews and Israel and what will Israel do murder the killer’s house after she makes sure all the inhabitants are safely removed.

    Score: I Jewish child murdered 1 Arab house destroyed.

    It would be better if this killer’s entire family was in the house when it was destroyed then they wouldn’t commit those acts of terror because finally, they would be afraid.

    60,000 illegal Africans are the next Intifada for Israel.

  • The muslim fundamentalist terrorists are a curse to this world. My prayers for Israel and her people.

  • I have come to the conclusion that all the politically-coerced censorship crowd, the left-wing Jew hating fascists, have taken Scrooge at his word. With all the murders, mayhem, torture, and other barbaric acts of these proto-humans, it helps decrease the surplus population.

  • If Israel wants peace they must face the facts that savage arabs want to kill Jews, period.
    When they capture these savages, they should put them down immediately. That’s how they will ultimately have peace. You must kill your enemies who want to kill you.

  • Baruch Dyan Emet.

  • Irwin Graulich

    Can you believe that we finally have a Jewish state after 2000 years, and the pathetic, dysfunctional Israeli politicians who are responsible for running the country, allow the enemies of the Jewish people to terrorize us and murder our babies.

    This monster’s house must be blown up and everyone related to him must be thrown out of the country. And of course, the monster himself should get the death penalty as the Torah teaches us!!!

  • I am an American from Portland, Oregon. Here is my comment. Restoring law and order in Jerusalem is a concept long overdue, as I almost lost my life at the hands of a gang of Palestinian ruffians during a visit to Jerusalem recently. I’d decided to take a walk to see the Damascus Gate. Perhaps in retrospect it was unwise to venture into that area, but at the time I didn’t know. I was shopping at the Arab shops, minding my own business, when across the street I saw a large group of Palestinian teens rushing at me. They were waving their arms and cursing and were charging right at me. If it hadn’t been for some very protective Arab shop-keepers who warded them off, I doubt if I’d be alive today. Yes, Jerusalem needs better security. Thank you. I support Israel and support the I.D.F. as well, 100%.

    • I get the feeling that Israel is afraid of the terrorists in Jerusalem and afraid of what world opinion will say. I too was almost attacked in Jerusalem, and have not travelled back since. Is this what Israel is trying to accomplish, keeping Jews away from visiting Jerusalem?

  • Islam; religion of pieces.

  • The silent majority and the consequence

    A man, whose family was German aristocracy prior to World War II, owned a number of large industries and estates. When asked how many German people were true Nazis, the answer he gave can guide our attitude toward fanaticism.

    ‘Very few people were true Nazis,’ he said, ‘but many enjoyed the return of German pride, and many more were too busy to care. I was one of those who just thought the Nazis were a bunch of fools. So, the majority just sat back and let it all happen. Then, before we knew it, they owned us, and we had lost control, and the end of the world had come. My family lost everything. I ended up in a concentration camp and the Allies destroyed my factories.’

    We are told again and again by ‘experts’ and ‘talking heads’ that Islam is the religion of peace and that the vast majority of Muslims just want to live in peace. Although this unqualified assertion may be true, it is entirely irrelevant. It is meaningless fluff, meant to make us feel better, and meant to somehow diminish the specter of fanatics rampaging across the globe in the name of Islam.

    The fact is that the fanatics rule Islam at this moment in history. It is the fanatics who march. It is the fanatics who wage any one of 50 shooting wars worldwide. It is the fanatics who systematically slaughter Christian or tribal groups throughout Africa and are gradually taking over the entire continent in an Islamic wave. It is the fanatics who bomb, behead, murder, or honor-kill. It is the fanatics who take over mosque after mosque. It is the fanatics who zealously spread the stoning and hanging of rape victims and homosexuals.

    It is the fanatics who teach their young to kill and to become suicide bombers.

    The hard, quantifiable fact is that the peaceful majority, the ‘silent majority,’ is cowed and extraneous. Communist Russia was comprised of Russians who just wanted to live in peace, yet the Russian Communists were responsible for the murder of about 20 million people. The peaceful majority were irrelevant. China’s huge population was peaceful as well, but Chinese Communists managed to kill a staggering 70 million people.

    The average Japanese individual prior to World War II was not a warmongering sadist. Yet, Japan murdered and slaughtered its way across South East Asia in an orgy of killing that included the systematic murder of 12 million Chinese civilians; most killed by sword, shovel, and bayonet.

    And who can forget Rwanda, which collapsed into butchery. Could it not be said that the majority of Rwandans were ‘peace loving’?

    History lessons are often incredibly simple and blunt, yet for all our powers of reason, we often miss the most basic and uncomplicated of points:

    Peace-loving Muslims have been made irrelevant by their silence.

    Peace-loving Muslims are becoming our enemy when they don’t speak up, because like my friend from Germany, they will awaken one day and find that the fanatics own them, and the end of their world will have begun.

    Peace-loving Germans, Japanese, Chinese, Russians, Rwandans, Serbs, Afghans, Iraqis, Palestinians, Somalis, Nigerians, Algerians, and many others have died because the peaceful majority did not speak up until it was too late. As for us who watch it all unfold, we must pay attention to the only group that counts–the fanatics who threaten our way of life.

    Lastly, anyone who doubts that the issue is serious is contributing to the passiveness that allows the problems to expand. Let us hope that thousands, world-wide, think about it, and urge others to think about it too – before it’s too late.

    Now Islamic prayers and ways have been introduced into public schools while the Lord’s Prayer was removed and Christianity and her symbols has been deemed offensive. The Islamic way may be peaceful for the time being in our country until the fanatics move in. And we are silent…….

    “I am Afraid that God has sent these men to Lay Waste the World”

    ~Patriarch Cyrus of Alexandria, while negotiating the surrender of Alexandria to the Muslims, 640 AD.

    OUR SILENCE IS THE PROBLEM!

    Here’s a piece of history for you! This is just one picture from Armenian Genocide committed by the last empire of Islam – The ottomans, on April 24th 1915… Do you want to end up like the Armenians and be wiped out close to 2 million people?

    • Draiman has put the picture of what has happened in history clear and plain!!
      The heart of the problem to the misery and atrocities which have been committed by so many countries by the “minority” who had ruled these countries was that “the majority” remained silent when they should!
      The examples as given for Russian, Germany, Japan and China in the last century between 1900s – 2000s were evident!
      Communist Russia under Lenin and Stalin murdered many of the Russian compatriots who did not subscribe to their ideology! The Nazis government of Hitler also killed millions, the Japanese Occupation of China and South East Asia also killed millions and so Communist China under Chairman Mao also murdered millions! The near billion of Chinese people ordinary people they were not blood thirsty people but they were under the oppression and tyranny of Mao Ze Dung! Similarly not all Germans living in Germany during Hitler’s days were evil people but the Nazis were evil and they killed people by the millions!
      The 21st century sees the same problem again like in the 20th century, this time the militant Islam and if the majority peace loving Muslims who claim they are following the religion of Islam a peaceful religion and they do not speak up and denounce that their religion which is being hijacked by the terrorists is not representative of the true Islamic faith, then who would represent them!
      The minority voice which represents Islam is stronger and louder than the majority voice which says that Islam is a religion of peace but their voice is being drowned by the minority voice!
      This is as good as the majority voice cannot be heard and what value has it! When the whole world has heard the minority been drumming up the sound that Islam would conquer the world but the majority soft voice says “No, Islam is a religion of peace which can coexist with other religion!” If this is “true” that Islam is a peace seeking religion, few people have heard it! This is as good as speaking to the wall!
      In the final analysis, what YJ Draiman has high-lighted is worthy of our attention: The Silence of the Majority is the heart of the Problem!
      History has clearly taught the world this tragic lesson, so do not let history repeats itself!

    • One disagreement. The Sharia law contains incitement and laws that are nothing but SAVAGERY! More than a billion of Muslims support FERVENTLY the Sharia law. That means than more than a billion people are savages and have NO interest in peace.

  • I believe anyone convicted of a terrorist act should receive the death penalty. Acts of indiscriminate violence against a society should be recognized as a violation that cannot be rehabilitated. This has been proven over and over, terrorists released go back to the same life, killing of innocent civilians. No country wants them, except those with Jihadiist policies. Until we have Muslim communities within our borders recognize they have to distinguish themselves by demonstrating against Jihadism, none of us will feel safe. WESTERN nations beware.

  • when will the world realise that though not all muslims are terrorists, the overwhelming majority of the worlds terrorists are muslims.

  • Long past time to show the arab Israelis the door! Zero tolerance must be enforced with lethal response to every act of arab violence against their fellow Jewish Israelis!! The arabs and their families must all feel the pain when one of them assaults any Jew!!

  • Bury the terrorists in pig s***! If they are alive, drown them in pig s***!

    Paul Cerar
    Toronto, Canada

  • Baby’s real name: Chayyah Zissel Bron

  • CONNIE PERWIEN

    I really hope the Israeli’s crack down hard on these people who throw stones and molotove cocktails … can you imagine people doing this in other countries??? Israel has the patience of a SAINT!!!

  • We are stupid, we treat these people with western values.Their should not have been a terrorist act the person was jailed twice before why was he released? These animals should be used as fertilizers for crops. The immigration should stop Imams who preach hatred should be thrown out of the country or jailed for hate crimes

  • Each light rail car should have an armed guard on the top with a shotgun, just like on the stage coast of the old west! Each light rail station should have a guard tower except for those in Arab areas which should have 2 guard towers.

  • Unfortunately, this kind of behavior has become commonplace in the world of today. Are the people who do these things evil, psychotic or just stupid?….Perhaps they are just
    angry cowards.

  • Today, more then ever, we are all Israelis, as the Islamic terror tentacles reach far and wide in spite of global appeasement of Islamic hatred as merely “Islamofobia”.

    • In spite of global appeasement? BECAUSE of global appeasement. The Jew hating world has given the savages permission to commit these acts, led, as always, by our terrorist-in-chief.

  • No need to worry our president will travel from America to Canada and explain to them islam is a peaceful religion as long as they can kill all the Jews, Christians, and infidels.

  • Just happened in Canada. One soldier killed and one wounded yesterday by a jihadist. today one soldier killed while on duty a war memorial and shooting heard on parliament hill in Ottawa.

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