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Old 01-08-2017, 08:59 AM   #1
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Default Jerusalem truck attack - 4 IDF dead, 15 injured

A suspected terrorist has rammed a lorry into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem, killing four people, Israeli police say.

Medics said three women and one man were killed and 15 people were injured.

"It is a terrorist attack, a ramming attack," a police spokeswoman said on Israel radio.

A bus driver who witnessed the incident told the station that the driver ploughed into the group before reversing over victims.

Israeli TV and radio reports said the attacker was shot dead by soldiers from the group. Images from the scene showed a lorry with bullet holes riddled across the windscreen.

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...This is going to turn into a shitshow. I can't remember the last time there was an attack this successful against Israeli soldiers. Sounds like a group of new or recent recruits got hit. The Israeli reprisal is going to be ugly.
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From what I've read, there was a group of soldiers with an instructor who were either embarking or disembarking from a bus at a popular tourist promenade East Jerusalem. So there ware all in a bunch and easy targets. The instructor was the first to open fire on the truck and then other soldiers joined in.

Israel is saying that the suspect is associated with ISIS. So their response probably won't be the typical anti-Palestinian one. It will be interesting to see what they do.
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