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Attempted Car-Terror Attack Near Maalei Adumim

According to initial reports Arab driver attempted to run over Israelis near Maalei Adumim; soldiers neutralized him.

Rocks Thrown at Cars near Samarian Community

Unknown terrorists threw rocks at vehicles driving near the Samarian community of Chavat Gilad.

No one was hurt and no damage was caused.

Violent Clashes between Jews, Arabs in Lod

Arab residents of Lod attacked on Wednesday evening local Jews demonstrating in solidarity with security forces fighting the ongoing terror wave.

Initial reports indicate that the Arabs began to throw bottles at the Jews. No reports of casualties are available.

Lod: Officer Wounded by Rock Thrown by Arab

A police officer was wounded on Wednesday evening after Arab residents of Lod threw rock at him.

Violent clashes broke out between some of the city’s Arab and Jewish residents in light of a solidarity demonstration currently being held by a group of Jews.

Update: Petach Tikvah Stabber’s Identity Revealed

The terrorist responsible for Wednesday evening’s stabbing outside a Petach Tikvah mall was Thamar Yunus Ahmed Variadas, aged 25, from Dahariya-Yatir, near Hevron.

The Shin Bet (ISA, Israel Security Agency) indicates that the terrorist has no criminal record.

Hamas Claims Responsibility for Kiryat Gat Attack

Hamas claimed responsibility for the terrorist who stabbed a soldier in Kiryat Gat.

The terrorist was eliminated by IDF forces following the attack.

Jerusalem Schools to Be Suspended due to Insufficient Security Funds

The Jerusalem Municipality and local parents’ organization announced that secondary schools in the city will be closed on Thursday due to a lack of funds to have security guards at each building for the entire school day.

Mayor Nir Barkat said that “So long as the government shirks its responsibility to secure educational institutions, we will not let our children be abandoned.”

Ashdod Police: Keep Personal Weapons on Your Bodies

Ashdod’s Police Chief suggested on Wednesday during a city council meeting that civilians who have valid gun licenses should carry their weapons on their bodies, in order to increase a sense of security in the city.

“Ashdod’s police is acting, together with the other law enforcement officials, to create a maximal sense of security for the city’s residents,” the Police Chief said.

Police arrest three Palestinian terrorists in Umm al-Fahm for starting fire in a protest.

Police in Umm al-Fahm arrested three Palestinian terrorists on Wednesday on suspicion of causing disturbances and setting brush fires at the entrance to the town.

Border Police and special forces thwart attempted stabbing attack in East Jerusalem