Palestinian sources in Jerusalem reported Tuesday that the man who carried out the bulldozer attack on Jerusalem's King David Street was Ghasan Abu-Tir, 22, of the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Umm Tuba.
His relative, Hamas lawmaker Muhammad Abu-Tir, is jailed in Israel.
Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski, who arrived at the scene of Tuesday’s bulldozer attack in Jerusalem said that “this is another east Jerusalem resident from on of Jerusalem’s villages.”
Regarding the terrorists, Lupolianski said: “You throw terrorists out the door, they climb through the window with all kinds of means and ideas. Every working tool becomes a means of terror and we must rethink how we employ those working here