An Israeli army soldier patrols the parameter of the Qalandia checkpoint, a main crossing point between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
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A Jerusalem court convicted a 14-year-old Palestinian Tuesday of the attempted murder of two Israelis in a knife attack last October that was one of the most high-profile of a recent wave of violence.Manasra, an East Jerusalem resident, was the youngest Palestinian to be convicted by an Israeli civil court in the wave of violence that erupted last October.Tsemel contrasted the attempted murder charges Manasra was convicted of with the manslaughter charge leveled against Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who is accused of shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground.Manasra's alleged attack took place at the beginning of a wave of Palestinian violence targeting Israeli civilians and security personnel, primarily in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.Since last October, 204 Palestinians and 28 Israelis have been killed in the violence, according to an AFP count.
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