Israeli Cabbie Attacked by Arabs

Police are searching for three Arabs who attacked an Israeli taxi driver in Beit Safafa village south of Jerusalem Monday. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds in the chest but was not seriously hurt. Police are uncertain whether the attack had political motives or stemmed from a quarrel over the fare. Meanwhile, a military court in Nablus has indicted Suleiman Mustafa Zuheiri, 29, on charges of conspiracy to park a booby-trapped car near government offices in Jerusalem. Zuheiri, a resident of the Nur Shams refugee camp near Tulkarm in the West Bank, is alleged to be a member of the Islamic Jihad wing of El Fatah. He was trained in Pakistan. The police say he prepared the booby trap with ammunition stolen from Israel Defense Force training camps. The car was to have been driven by an Arab woman from Bethlehem.

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