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      Complete Video of Thursday's Tractor Terrorist Attack & Response

      Closed circuit video shows the terror attack by Arab tractor driver and immediate response by cops, citizens. Bus carrying girls was targeted.
      By Hana Levi Julian and Gil Ronen
      First Publish: 3/6/2009, 2:02 PM

      Closed circuit video shows the attack by an Arab tractor driver last Thursday -- the third of its kind in Jerusalem in a single year. 

      The video is featured at the bottom of this article.

      The footage shows the tractor pushing a police car it had just overturned and the near-immediate response by armed policemen and citizens, who shot the driver dead.

      One of the civilian shooters who stopped the tractor terror attack in Jerusalem Thursday is a rabbi/educator ('Ram') at Horev Yeshiva. The security camera footage showed the man pointing his gun at the terrorist although it is not clear if he fired it.

      Arutz 7 reported that the shooter asked not to reveal his identity. In all three previous terror attacks in Jerusalem – two tractor attacks and the murder at Mercaz HaRav – knit-kippah men were involved in neutralizing the attackers.

      SOS-Israel announced that it would be giving an NIS 1,800 prize and a “hero of Israel” certificate to another shooter in the incident -- a taxi driver.

      Two police officers, along with the rabbi and a taxi driver stopped the tractor terrorist from carrying out what he hoped would be a murderous rampage on Jerusalem's Menachem Begin Highway Thursday afternoon.

      The tractor terrorist dragged the police car and smashed it into a metal post and a bus. The bus was carrying a group of girls who had dressed up as 'medical clowns' to a children's ward in a hospital where they were about to entertain the sick children.

      Site of the attack was on the highway itself
      Israel News Photo: Flash 90
      Scene of latest Arab tractor terror attack.
      Israel News Photo: Flash 90
      Girls from the bus comfort each other.
      Israel News Photo: Flash 90
       
      Security camera footage of the attack (from WeJew.com):