Sunday, October 26, 2014

Woman injured in Jerusalem terror attack dies of wounds, bringing death toll to 2

A women who was critically injured on Wednesday night in Jerusalem when a Palestinian man drove his car into a group of people waiting at the Ammunition Hill light rail station died of her wounds on Sunday, Hadassah University Medical Center announced. 

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said a tourist from Ecuador, 22, had died of her injuries. The woman was reportedly in the midst of converting to Judaism. 

A three-month-old girl, Chaya Zissel Braun was also killed. She also held US citizenship. Seven others were wounded when the convicted Palestinian terrorist from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan rammed his vehicle into a crowd of people in the capital.

The attack, which was captured by a security camera took place a few hundred meters from Israel’s national police headquarters, situated across a densely traveled thoroughfare.

The terrorist was shot by police and late Wednesday evening he died in hospital. 

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