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Posts Tagged ‘tourist’

Arab Mugger Attacks British Tourist in Beit Sahour

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

An unwary British tourist was stabbed by an Arab mugger after he ventured into the Palestinian Authority town of Beit Sahour on Sunday.

The town is located south of Jerusalem’s Har Homa neighborhood, close to the Gush Etzion community of Tekoa, near the PA town of Bethlehem.

The British victim sustained moderate neck wounds.

IDF sources said the attack “was of criminal intent.”

Hana Levi Julian

Operation: Turkish Rescue

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Thousands of Israeli tourists have been trapped in Turkey for days, due to cancelled flights to Israel.

Needless to say, the atmosphere in Turkey towards Israel isn’t pleasant at the moment.

This morning, beginning at 5am, El Al initiated a rescue mission, at the request of the Israeli Ministry of Transportation, sending multiple planes to Turkey to bring back the stranded Israeli citizens.

So far 3 flights have landed in Turkey, and El Al is expected to fly in 3 more planes at least.

Shalom Bear

Taliban Terrorists Kill American Tourist,10 Others in Pakistan

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

A dozen or more Taliban terrorists in Pakistan, disguised in police uniforms, killed 10 tourists, including an American and one Pakistani citizen in a shooting attack in a relatively peaceful mountain area. The American may have been have been a Chinese American.

A local Taliban spokesman said the attack was in revenge for a May 29 U.S. drone strike that killed Taliban’s deputy leader, Waliur Rehman.

Also killed were five Ukrainians, three Chinese and one Russian. One Chinese tourist survived the massacre.

“The U.S. Embassy Islamabad expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of the U.S. citizen and the other innocent tourists who were killed in the Northern Areas of Pakistan,” Matt Boland, the acting spokesman at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, told reporters in a statement.

Jewish Press News Briefs

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