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Teen charged with manslaughter over attack on driver who then hit protester

A 17-year-old teenager in Jerusalem is charged with reckless manslaughter for allegedly attacking an Arab driver, who proceeded to ram into and kill a protester while trying to flee.

Ibrahim Hamed said he was assaulted by a group of protesters in an anti-Arab attack and was attempting to escape when he plowed his vehicle earlier this month into Itamar Ben Abu, 47 in the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood of Mea Shearim, killing him.

The teenage suspect is not named.

Hamed is also facing manslaughter charges, despite ostensibly being a victim of racially motivated violence himself. Security camera footage showed him fleeing into a store after the incident and pleading for help.

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