PA Condemns Attacks Against Civilians

RAMALLAH, August 29, 2011 (WAFA) – The Palestinian Authority Monday condemned attacks against all civilians, including the incident in Tel Aviv on Monday morning in which a Palestinian in his 20’s, from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, ran an Israeli policeman over and stabbed eight people late Sunday night near a nightclub south of Tel Aviv, according to Israeli
police.

According to Haaretz, the Palestinian stole a taxi, after stabbing its driver in the hand, and drove into a police barrier that surrounded the nightclub as part of routine security, running a policeman over and stabbing eight people.

The Palestinian was arrested at the scene and taken for interrogation, where Israeli police claimed that it was a planned attack.

The PA condemned this attack as well as the ongoing Israeli aggression against Palestinians in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, and reaffirmed its intention to seek membership and recognition of a Palestinian state within 1967 borders and with Jerusalem as its capital in the United Nations.

It said that “no attempts to divert attention will stop us from achieving our goal.”

(english.wafa.ps / 29.08.2011)

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