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Ultra-Orthodox Youths Attack Palestinian Cab Driver.

Several haredim reportedly attacked a taxi driver in Shabbat Square in Jerusalem in the early hours of Wednesday morning. No arrests were made, but police have launched an investigation.

Around 2am, haredim used two garbage cans to block one of the roads near Shabbat Square in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea She'arim. A taxi driver passing through the area was attacked, and his windshield was smashed.

The driver managed to escape the attack, found a police cruiser and told officers he was attacked by ultra-Orthodox people with stones.

He stressed he was in no need of medical treatment, and refrained from filing a complaint. Nonetheless, police decided to open an investigation into the incident, and efforts are being made to locate the perpetrators.

An eyewitness at the scene phoned emergency services and reported the incident. Police denied the witness' claims that

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Added: Sep-2-2009 Occurred On: Sep-2-2009
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Tags: Ultra-Orthodox, Youths, Attack, Palestinian, Cab, Driver
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