Thursday, September 17, 2015

Israeli bus ablaze after Molotov cocktail attack, none injured; IDF shoots and wounds Palestinian throwing firebomb at motorists in W. Bank

(JPost) A number of Palestinian youths are suspected setting a bus on fire after throwing a Molotov cocktail at the vehicle Thursday evening in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras el Amoud.

According to reports, the bus initially came under attack when the vehicle was pelted with stones, forcing the bus driver to abandon the bus and look for police assistance. Once the bus driver returned with the authorities, the discovered the bus on fire.

Firefighters said the blaze was under control and no one was hurt in the incident.

(JPost) IDF forces shot at two Palestinian terrorists who were throwing firebombs at Israeli motorists in the West Bank between the Elon Moreh and Itamar settlements.

One of the Palestinians was moderately to seriously wounded and the other individual was apprehended by the security forces.