Driver attacks Tel Aviv protesters with pepper spray

An angry motorist attacks demonstrators who are blocking roads in Tel Aviv with pepper spray.

Video from the scene shows the man exiting his vehicle and spraying one of the demonstrators in his face.

“We blocked the road like every week, and the driver just accelerated in our direction. He got out of the car and started spraying us with pepper spray. He sprayed everyone who was near the car randomly,” one of the people hit tells Channel 12 news.

The incident occurs near Tel Aviv’s Savidor Central railway station.

Police say they detained the driver and a passenger in his vehicle. The also detain one of the protesters, who the driver says attacked him.

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