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Jerusalem's 'silent intifada'

Following the latest Jerusalem terror attack in which a baby girl was killed, calls were being heard in Israel to quickly suppress the "silent intifada," even though one incident on Temple Mount might explode the region.
A Palestinian stone-thrower takes cover behind a street pole during clashes with Israeli police in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Issawiya October 23, 2014. Tension in Jerusalem rose on Wednesday after an Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop. Police shot the driver as he fled. A hospital official said the driver later died of his injuries. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

On Oct. 22, as Jerusalemites were watching reports about the terror rampage in Ottawa, a private car was barreling down toward the light railway station near Ammunition Hill in the Israeli capital. The train pulled up at the station and passengers got off. The car, driven by Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi, 21, from the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem, managed to cross the tracks, dodge the bollards and run over some of the passengers who had just gotten off the train.

Among those run over were Chana and Shmuel Braun, who were carrying their 3-month-old baby girl, Chaya Zissel Braun. Shaludi continued his murderous rampage hitting several other passengers until he slammed the car into a post. He tried opening the door, but it jammed. He then crawled out of the window and attempted to escape. He was shot by two policemen and later died of his wounds.

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