Japanese Tourist Wounded In Stone-Throwing Attack Outside Jerusalem Church

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The Jerusalem Post reports: A 69-year-old tourist from Japan was lightly wounded on Monday by stone-throwers who pelted a group of visitors from a roof near Saint Anne’s Church in Jerusalem, police said.

Paramedics transferred the wounded woman with light wounds to the head to the emergency room at Hadassah University Medical Center.

“I’m a tourist in Israeli as part of a tour group of Japanese people who love Israel, I was very surprised by the stone-throwing attack,” said the wounded woman. “At the time [of the attack] I was praying and I didn’t understand what had hit me.”

She added that she had not been seriously wounded.

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