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    Driver in Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Likely Daesh Supporter - Israeli PM

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    Signs indicate that the driver, who rammed the truck into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem in Sunday, was an supporter of Daesh terrorist group, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, at least four were killed and 13 others injured in a truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem.

    "According to all the signs, the terrorist was a backer of Islamic State [Daesh]," Netanyahu was quoted as saying by the Jerusalem Post newspaper.

    According to The Times of Israel newspaper, the truck, coming from an Arab neighborhood, rammed into a group of soldiers getting off a bus. Israeli police believe it was a deliberate attack; the investigation is underway.

    "It is a terrorist attack, a ramming attack," an Israeli police spokeswoman told Israel Radio earlier.

    The broadcaster reported that the driver of the truck was neutralized.

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      jas
      Notice that it rammed soldiers and not civilian shoppers. Not ISIL.
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      edover3
      This is a case of Daesh biting the claw that feeds it. Karma is a b*itch! The targets were worse terrorists than ISIS.
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