Police commissioner: Terror rampage timed for High Festivals
Israeli Police Commissioner Ronnie Alsheich, speaking after a Palestinian gunman shot and injured eight people in Jerusalem – two critically – described the attack as serious with multiple victims – but not a surprise. Palestinian terrorists are wont to strike when Jewish festivals are at hand. The attack Sunday came three days before Yom Kippur Eve. He called on the public to carry on with their normal lives while remaining vigilant and informing the police of anything out of the way.