Petah Tikva stabbing attack: 1 Israeli moderately injured, terrorist arrested

A Palestinian terrorist attacked a 32-year-old man in Petah Tikva on Monday, moderately injuring him. The terrorist, a West Bank resident, was arrested. In the initial interrogation, he said that he stabbed the man “for Al-Aqsa.”

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A 32-year-old Ar’ara resident was stabbed in the neck on Monday in Petah Tikva in a terror attack. The victim is in moderate condition. Police have the terrorist, a 21-year-old Palestinian from Qalqilya, in custody.

Magen David Adom paramedics arrived at the scene and treated the injured man, who was fully conscious. He was transported to Rabin Medical Center in stable condition. The terrorist tried to flee the scene but a driver recognized him and hit him in order to stop him. Other Israelis surrounded him so that he could not escape before the police arrived.

The scene of the attack, today Photo Credit: Magen David Adom/Channel 2 News

According to the initial investigation, the terrorist is a resident of Qalqilya who was residing in Israel illegally. He stabbed the Israeli next to a shawarma stand in the city. The Israel Police stated that the terrorist claimed during his interrogation that he carried out the stabbing attack “for Al-Aqsa."

The scene of the attack, today Photo Credit: Kobi Richter/TPS/Channel 2 News

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