Bilal Abu Ghanem (C), a Palestinian man convicted of shooting and stabbing passengers on a bus on October 13, 2015 in east Jerusalem, leaves the Jerusalem District court following a hearing on July 11, 2016. / AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian to life in prison Monday for a shooting and stabbing attack on a Jerusalem bus that was one of the bloodiest incidents in wave of violence that began in October.Bilal Abu Ghanem was one of two Palestinians who carried out the October 13 attack that killed two Israelis and a U.S.-Israeli dual national.The second attacker, Bahaa Allyan, was shot dead during the attack.The bus attack was part of a wave of violence that began in October and which has killed at least 214 Palestinians, 34 Israelis, two Americans, an Eritrean and a Sudanese.
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