Israeli Seriously Wounded in Stabbing Attack in Settlement Outside Jerusalem

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Scene of stabbing in settlement of Givat Ze'ev outside Jerusalem where an Israeli man was seriously wounded. January 27, 2016.
Scene of stabbing in settlement of Givat Ze'ev outside Jerusalem where an Israeli man was seriously wounded. January 27, 2016. Credit: Olivier Fitoussi
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Police: Assailant captured by locals after stabbing Israeli

The assailant behind the attack was captured by Givat Ze'ev resident after he entered the settlement's gas station and stabbed an Israeli in his 30s, the Israel Police said in statement.

The police identified the attacker as an 18-year-old and said he was caught after attempting to flee the scene, with locals chasing him 200 meters. According to the police he tried to dispose of his knife while fleeing.

A police unit present in the area was alerted to the scene, where they overtook the assailant, who they said was holding an additional knife at the time. He was evacuated to a Jerusalem hospital with light wounds.

Knife used in stabbing in settlement of Givat Ze'ev outside Jerusalem where an Israeli man was seriously wounded. January 27, 2016. Credit: Olivier Fitoussi

Assailant said captured; victim hospitalized

The man identified as the assailant behind the stabbing attack in Givat Ze'ev has been captured.

The victim, identified as an Israeli man in his 30s, is said to be in serious condition and was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem.

Scene of stabbing in settlement of Givat Ze'ev outside Jerusalem where an Israeli man was seriously wounded. January 27, 2016.Credit: Midabrim Communications - Simchastream

Stabbing attack thwarted at West Bank checkpoint

Palestinian cars at the Qalandiyah checkpoint.Credit: AP

An attempted stabbing attack took place at the Qalandiyah checkpoint in West Bank on Wednesday, according to initial reports.

A Palestinian man attempted a stabbing attack at one of the inspection stations at the checkpoint, and was detained by security forces at the site. 

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