A Jewish youth was sprayed in his face with pepper spray by an Arab assailant near the shopping area of the Jewish Quarter of the Old City in Yerushalayim on Friday night at 22:30, Yated Neeman reports. Magen David Adom EMS personnel transported the victim to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in light condition. A 19-year-old Arab resident of Silwan was arrested as a suspect in the case.
In other terrorist related news, IDF soldiers arrested two Arab males near Burin south of Shechem after determining they were armed with knives.
A pipe bomb was hurled at an IDF position near the Gilboa Crossing in the Jenin district. B’chasdei Hashem there were no fatalities or injuries.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)