A man and a woman were attacked by two burglars who broke into their home. Police are searching for the suspects.

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An Israeli couple was brutally beaten Friday morning by burglars who broke into their home in Bat Yam. They were taken to Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv suffering from moderate to serious wounds. Police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.

At about 7:30 a.m., Magen David Adom were reported that the man and woman were found in their apartment with injuries in their upper bodies. The condition of the man, aged 65, was described as severe.

“This is an exceptionally cruel and violent incident,” police said in a statement. “We will take any possible measures in order to bring to justice those responsible for it.”