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Jaffa Terror Victim Was US Army Vet, American Student

American Taylor Force, killed in Jaffa terrorist stabbing on March 8, 2016, was a student and a US Army vet (Photo: facebook)

The young man killed in yesterday's terrorist attack in Jaffa was an American student. Not only was Taylor Force an American, The Times of Israel reports, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army:

The American tourist killed in Tuesday’s terror attack in Tel Aviv was identified as 29-year-old Taylor Force, a graduate student at Vanderbilt University, the school said in a statement.

Force, a Lubbock, Texas native, was killed and at least 10 people were injured Tuesday evening when a Palestinian man carried out a stabbing spree in Jaffa. Five of the injured were described as being in critical condition...

Force was a US army veteran, according to his LinkedIn profile and an article published on a business school review website. He graduated from West Point Military Academy in 2009 and served as a field artillery officer from 2009-2014 at Fort Hood. A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, he was in Israel on a school program.

Force’s wife was severely injured in the attack, according to Zaki Heller, spokesperson for the Magen David Adom ambulance service...

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