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Posts Tagged ‘Afula’

Update: School Guard Attacked in Afula

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Initial reports indicate that 2 masked people attacked a school guard in the northern town of Afula, at the Nofim school, according to a TPS report.

The attack happened around 7:30 AM.

The 50-year-old guard was lightly to moderately injured according to MDA, and the guard says the attackers stole his weapon.

The guard has a head injury after being hit with an iron pole.

The attackers have escaped.

Police believe the attack was criminal, apparently in order to steal his weapon.

Searched are going on for the attackers.

Highway Patrol Stops Car, Finds Arabs Dressed as Jews

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Traffic police stopped a commercial vehicle near Afula on Wednesday and discovered two Arabs from Jenin dressed as Jews with counterfeit Israeli ID cards.

The two have been taken in for interrogation and the police plan on requesting an extension to hold them for longer.

Terrorist Captured in Afula

Friday, October 9th, 2015

A female Arab terrorist was caught in Afula (again) as she tried to stab a guard at the entrance to Afula’s central bus station.

The police opened fire and seriously wounded the terrorist.

No one was injured.

The woman was identified as an Israeli-Arab from Nazareth.

Complete Security Footage from Afula Terror Attack [video]

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

The security camera footage from the Afula terror attack on Thursday evening.

1 Arab Rioter Dead, 9 Israel Police Officer Hurt in Shuafat Clashes

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Nine Israeli police officers were wounded and a 20-year-old Arab terrorist was killed Thursday evening in clashes that took place in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat.

Masked Arabs attempted to block Israeli security personnel from entering the neighborhood to search the home of the terrorist who stabbed a yeshiva student earlier in the day at a Light Rail station in the capital.

The rioting Arabs hurled firebombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at the security forces.

Also Thursday, a 20-year-old Jewish man was stabbed by an Arab terrorist in the northern Israeli town of Afula. A few hours later, an IDF soldier was stabbed twice in the chest in another terror attack in the same town. According to Yossi Fahima, director of Magen David Adom emergency services in Afula, the victim was conscious when he was evacuated to a nearby medical center in serious condition.

The terrorist was captured and arrested within minutes of the attack. “The terrorist was not wounded, other than from blows he received from civilians, and [he] was rescued from the angry mob,” Fahima said.

IDF Soldier Stabbed in Afula, Terrorist Captured [video]

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

An IDF soldier was stabbed and seriously injured in a stabbing on Arlozorov Street in Afula on Thursday evening, along with a second person.

The terrorist was captured by Afula locals:

Walking on a Precipice

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Tourists walk on Mount Precipice, near Nazareth (below).

It’s an interesting mountain. According to Wikipedia, archaeological excavations in the Qafzeh Cave in the mountain found human remains, whose estimated age is 100,000 years old.

Highway 60 goes through a tunnel dug into the mountain in the site of an old quarry on the mountain. The tunnel connects Afula and the Jezreel Valley directly to Nazareth.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/photos/walking-on-a-precipice/2015/04/14/

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