One wounded after being stabbed by terrorist in Gush Etzion

The man was lured out of his vehicle after his car was hit by rocks thrown by Palestinians.

October 25, 2015 10:01

Scene of stabbing attack in Gush Etzion, October 25

Scene of stabbing attack in Gush Etzion, October 25


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A Palestinian terrorist stabbed and moderately injured an Israeli civilian in Gush Etzion on Sunday.

The incident began when Palestinians hurled rocks at an Israeli vehicle near the settlement of Metzad. The driver exited his vehicle and was stabbed in the chest by a terrorist.

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IDF units are searching the area for the attacker.

The 58-year-old Israeli man was evacuated in moderate condition with a stab wound to the upper body and rushed to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem.

Paramedic Ram Naimi said that when they arrived at the scene, there was a car pulled over on the side of the road with its rear-view window smashed. The stabbing victim was walking near the vehicle, fully conscious despite his wounds. He was also suffering from a head wound from a rock thrown at him. Naimi said that the man remained in a stable condition throughout the incident

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