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Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:48 PM

 

Man misidentified as terrorist killed in Jerusalem after assaulting soldiers

http://www.timesofisrael.com/man-misidentified-as-terrorist-killed-in-jerusalem-after-assaulting-soldiers/

According to police, the incident began when two soldiers boarding a bus near the entrance to the capital were asked for identification by an unknown man. When the soldiers, in response, asked the man to identify himself and submit to a search, he began physically assaulting them and tried to seize one of the firearms they were carrying, according to a police account.

The soldiers opened fire on the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man did not have a knife on him, as previously reported. A search on his body revealed an Israeli ID card, and reports indicated he was Jewish. But police said they were still working to identify him.

The incident occurred on Yirmiyahu street, in the city’s Romema neighborhood, and came after another day of attacks against Israelis.


So what can we learn from this tragic event?

1) There's a strange ethno-centric contrast between which group can and cannot be considered terrorists.

2) The departed might have survived if the soldiers realized that he ...ahem wasn't a [strike] Palestinian [/strike]"terroist."

3) Knives have strange ways of appearing and disappearing at the scenes of these tragic events.

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Reply Man misidentified as terrorist killed in Jerusalem after assaulting soldiers (Original post)
R. Daneel Olivaw Oct 2015 OP
MisterP Oct 2015 #1
azurnoir Oct 2015 #2
R. Daneel Olivaw Oct 2015 #3
Scurrilous Oct 2015 #4
R. Daneel Olivaw Oct 2015 #5
Scurrilous Oct 2015 #6

Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:37 PM

1. I'm just worried that one day a Good group throwing rocks and Molotovs and rolling boulders and

flaming tires is mistaken for a Bad group that throws rocks
the consequences would be very severe

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Response to MisterP (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 02:20 AM

2. Oh not to worry IDF usually accompanies the 'good' groups throwing burning tires ect

gotta keep em safe ya know

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Response to azurnoir (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 10:01 AM

3. That's true. You never know when those good guys

 

might sprain an ankle cutting down one of those invasive olive trees planted by those bad guys on their own property.

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 04:55 PM

4. Israel Calls a Man Its Soldiers Killed a “Terrorist”: Until They Realized He Was an Israeli Jew

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"The Jerusalem Post today describes the killing of a man by two IDF soldiers after, the soldiers claim, he was acting erratically and tried to grab one of their guns. When he was fatally shot by the IDF, says the paper, he was “believed to be an Arab terrorist.” As it turns out, he was not an Arab Palestinian but rather an Israeli Jew. Upon learning this, the “terrorist” designation was officially and “immediately” rescinded:

Only after the man was neutralized was it made clear that he was a Jew from Jerusalem, police concluded. . . .

ZAKA rescue and recovery chairman Yehuda Meshi Zahav, who was at the scene, said he also initially thought the suspect was an Arab terrorist.

“When I arrived with the ZAKA team at the site of the supposed terrorist attack, it seemed to be a ‘standard’ current terrorist attack, a stabbing attempt, and the terrorist was apprehended,” he said.

“I wanted to cover the body in a black bag (reserved for terrorists). After I was asked to take care of the body I saw that he was a Jew, and that it was mistake to speak of a terrorist. I immediately notified the police and we switched to a white ZAKA body bag.”


https://theintercept.com/2015/10/22/israel-calls-a-man-its-soldiers-killed-a-terrorist-until-they-realized-he-was-an-israeli-jew/

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Response to Scurrilous (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 08:25 PM

5. Black bags, white bags. Even in death there is apartheid.

 


Is that an avatar of R. Waters?

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 23, 2015, 12:21 PM

6. Keith Moon

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Although R. Waters would be good.


Also: "Black bags, white bags." = Bad Guy/Good Guy.

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