The Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office on Monday submitted an indictment against a 22-year-old man and a minor of about 16 years old, residents of Elad and Jerusalem, for their alleged involvement in seriously injuring Mirel Duzlovosky, a mother of 11, at a protest, almost four weeks ago.
According to the indictment, the defendant and others decided to set fire to a garbage dumpster and block the street with it. After setting it on fire, they began pushing it in order to move from its place toward the center of the road.
However, the burning dumpster slipped from their grasp, rolled down the road and the corner of it struck Duzlovosky, who was passing by, on her chest with great force She collapsed on the sidewalk and the defendants fled the scene.
Duzlovoksy was evacuated to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital in serious condition and admitted to the intensive care unit, sedated and ventilated. She is still hospitalized but b’chasdei Hashem, she has been released from the ICU to a general ward.
The indictment charged the defendants with the crimes of causing serious injury under aggravating circumstances, arson, endangering roads and obstructing a police officer in the performance of his duties.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)