A deported Palestinian escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday morning in a drive-by shooting in Ireland sources in Dublin reported.
According to sources, Jihad Ja'ara from Bethlehem, escaped an assassination attempt and the Irish police arrested two suspects. The names of the two are not released, however media sources claim one of them is a Palestinian from Gaza who has European citizenship and the other is a Moroccan with French citizenship.
A Palestinian source in Ireland reported that while Ja'ara was making his way on Wednesday to the PLO embassy building, shots were fired at him from a passing car, but he escaped unharmed.
Immediately afterwards, another vehicle crashed into Ja'ara's car, forcing it off the road and into a nearby valley. Jaara was lightly injured, and police officers who were in the area chased the other car and detained the two suspects.