Once again, a Palestinian child soldier has murdered an Israeli, this time one sleeping on a bus:
An Israeli soldier died after he was stabbed multiple times in the neck Wednesday morning by a Palestinian youth on a bus at the central bus station in Afula.The soldier, 19-year-old Eden Atias of Nazareth Illit, was Doctors operated on him in an attempt to stabilize his condition but he succumbed to his injuries a few hours later.Eyewitnesses said Atias was sleeping in his seat on the bus when he was attacked.Passengers on the bus, which was en route from Nazareth Illit to Tel Aviv and had stopped at the Afula station, captured the stabber and turned him over to security guards, who in turn delivered him to police.“The bus stopped for a break and the few passengers had stepped out,” Yaffa Mara, who works in a candy store nearby, told Haaretz. “Only the terrorist and two soldiers stayed on board. Suddenly I saw one of the soldiers run out and she yelled that the other soldier had been stabbed. The terrorist tried to flee out the back door but border policemen caught and arrested him. The soldier was covered in blood. It was a terrible sight.”Atias enlisted only two weeks ago and was still in basic training. He was traveling to his base on Wednesday morning after a sick leave. He was survived by his parents and two brothers, aged 24 and 18. His mother, Ilia, was quoted by Walla as saying that he had insisted on volunteering for a combat unit.The terrorist will be sent to prison, where his presence will be used by Palestinian propagandists as how cruel Israel jails Palestinian "children."