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September 8, 2015 9:54 am

Israeli Firefighters Increasingly Attacked in East Jerusalem

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Firefighters in Israel. Photo: Tchiah Ditsheim/ Tazpit News Agency.

Firefighters in Israel. Photo: Tchiah Ditsheim/ Tazpit News Agency.

The Israeli Fire Department has reported a sharp increase in violent attacks against its firefighters in East Jerusalem over the past two years.

“It’s dangerous, and it’s mostly sad, and a shame,” a source in Jerusalem’s Fire Department said. “We come to rescue civilians, and their neighbors attack us with serious violence.”

Read full story at Ynet.

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