Israelis invest in firepower as knife attacks rise

Israelis carry their personal rifles at Jerusalem's Mahne Yehuda market on October 9, 2015Cars are double- and even triple-parked outside a gun shop in Israel’s coastal city of Tel Aviv. Israelis fearful of a rising number of knife and other attacks by Palestinians are increasingly turning to firepower for personal protection. Seven Israelis and around 30 Palestinians have been killed in an upsurge of unrest since October 1, with many of the attackers wielding blades.

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