Police arrest 3 youths after 13 injured in Ashdod stabbing

One youth in critical condition in the hospital after suffering stab wounds in neck; police say youths were drunk, used knives and broken bottles.

July 1, 2011 09:41
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Police on Thursday overnight detained three youths in Ashdod who participated in a large brawl in which 13 people were injured.

Police were set to to question 12 of the youths, most of them residents of Ramle, who were injured in the fight that broke out in the city's Lachish Park.

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Another youth who was stabbed in the neck was in critical condition in the hospital.

According to police, some of the youths were drunk during the incident, and were injured from knives and broken bottles.

The incident was the second stabbing incident to take place in the coastal city in the space of a week. On Saturday a 16-year-old boy was seriously injured during a stabbing at a beach in Ashdod.

The stabbing apparently occurred when a fight broke out between a few young people.

MDA paramedics took the wounded boy to Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot.

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