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Biased BBC: one Palestinian wounded in stabbing attack on aggressive Tel Aviv bus

by | 21st, January 2015



A man has stabbed many peopls on a bus in Tel Aviv. The stabbings are riding high on the news cycle. But what happened?

Ynet news reports:

Over 10 people were wounded Wednesday morning in a terror attack in central Tel Aviv. At roughly 7:15 am a terrorist boarded Dan Line 40 bus on Begin Road in Tel Aviv near the Beit Maariv Bridge and stabbed the bus driver and a number of passengers before fleeing the scene. He was then shot and captured by forces who were present in the area.

17 people were wounded in the attack, four are in serious condition, 3 moderately, 6 lightly and the rest suffered from anxiety. One of the wounded was the bus driver, Herzl Biton, 55, who fought with the terrorist and sustained two wounded to his chest. He is in moderate condition and currently undergoing surgery.

The report ends:

The last terror attack in Tel Aviv was also a stabbing, and took place in November and saw IDF soldier Almog Shiloni murdered after he was gravely wounded struggling with a Palestinian who attempted to grab his weapon at the Haganah Train Station in Tel Aviv.

Haaretz begins:

12 Israelis wounded in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus. Four wounded in serious condition; assailant, a 23-year-old male from the West Bank city of Tulkarem who entered Israel illegally, was shot in the leg by police.

Russia Today :

The driver was the first victim of the attacker, so he was unable to open the doors of the bus, which was full during the rush hour, according to an eye-witness report. It was one of the passengers who managed to open the doors and let the frightened people out

We hear of other attacks:

Last November, a 25 year-old Israeli woman was stabbed to death at a bus stop in the West Bank, local media reported. The perpetrator was shot and died from his injuries. There were two other victims in that attack, who were taken to hospital.

On November 10, a young Israeli Defense Forces soldier was stabbed by a Palestinian at Haganah train station in Tel Aviv. He was taken

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