Arabs Stone Israeli Bus Filled With Children

YERUSHALAYIM -
An Egged bus driver is seen through the front window of the bus, while the bus window reflects the front, Jerusalem. April 14 2010. Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90.
An Egged bus driver is seen through the front window of the bus, in Yerushalayim. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Arabs on Sunday afternoon threw stones at an Israeli bus near Har Hazeisim. The incident occurred as the bus was traveling to the Ma’aleh Zeitim neighborhood, which is adjacent to the ancient Jewish cemetery on Har Hazeisim. There were no injuries, but a number of children on the bus were frightened and required counseling to calm them after they got off the bus.

Earlier Sunday, an Israeli was injured in a rock attack north of Ofra. The driver of a vehicle on the road near the Arab village of Dir Jarir was injured by flying glass after a rock thrown by an Arab struck him. The car was damaged on its front headlight as well. The driver was treated at an IDF checkpoint for light injuries and released.

Earlier Sunday, there were several other rock-throwing attacks, including on the Gush Etzion-Yerushalayim road, near the village of El-Khader. No one was injured in that attack. Late Motzoei Shabbos, Arabs threw a firebomb at an Israeli vehicle near Givat Ze’ev north of Yerushalayim, while others attacked a bus on road 443 near the Maccabim checkpoint. No one was injured in either attack, but there was damage to the vehicles.