Police say the stabbing of a 64-year-old man at a Dead Sea beach on Sunday afternoon was a criminal act and not a terror attack.

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A 64-year-old Israeli man was stabbed Sunday afternoon at a Dead Sea beach. He was flown by helicopter to a hospital in serious condition.

Police forces arrived on the scene shortly after the incident and began to question witnesses. They believe the incident was of criminal nature and not a terror attack.