The suspected assailant has been identified as Kamel Hassan, 32, a Sudanese national residing in Ashkelon.
The suspected assailant has succumbed to his wounds, nearly four hours after the attack.
The suspected assailant is sent to the operating room at the Barzilai Medical Center after suffering extensive wounds to abdomen and pelvis.
An initial investigation shows that a soldier and two citizens witnessed the stabbing and pursued the suspected assailant. He was later shot by the soldier. The suspect is not cooperating with police at this point.
The man suspected in the stabbing is identified as a foreign national.
According to the police, a soldier who witnessed the attack grabbed the victim's weapon and began chasing the suspect, who was fleeing on foot.
The soldier shot the suspect after pursuing him for a few blocks.
According to the police, the attack appears to have been "nationalistically" motivated. The victim and the suspect were not acquainted and did not exchange words before the attack.
The assailant behind the Ashkelon stabbing attack is in serious condition after being shot and wounded.
The youth wounded in the stabbing in Ashkelon is a soldier. He was taken to the Barzilai Medical Center with a light wound to his upper body.
A suspect in the stabbing was shot and a captured, the police said. He was taken to the hospital in moderate condition.
Israeli wounded in stabbing in southern of Ashkelon, near the Central Bus Station on Ben Gurion Boulevard. Police are at the scene. Suspect shot.