“Family of deceased attacked hospital employees and destroyed medical equipment after the attempt to save the patient’s life failed”

‘I feared for my life’: Arabs riot in Jerusalem hospital after patient dies
Batya Jerenberg
May 17, 2022

Dozens of Arabs rioted at Hadassah-University Medical Center on Mt. Scopus Monday, beating staff and destroying hospital equipment after a family member died in the ICU. The patient had been rushed to the hospital in critical condition after a drug overdose; attempts to revive him failed. When medical staff informed the eastern Jerusalem family of his death, they stormed into the department, hitting the personnel and trashing the nurses’ station, including medical gear and computers. Two staff members were lightly hurt in the melee before security guards and police arrived and restored order. The wounded received treatment in the hospital’s emergency room. READ MORE

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