TA: Arab man smashes taxi into crowd; five injured

August 29, 2011 02:30

An Arab man driving a stole taxi smashed into a crowd of people outside of the Haoman 17 nightclub in south Tel Aviv. The suspect ran over two people, then exited the vehicle and began stabbing others, police said. The incident took place on Tel Aviv's Abarbanel Street.

Five people are reported wounded so far - four lightly and one moderately, according to police.

The suspect was captured by a team of Border Police officers on the scene. He was taken to the Wolfson Medical Center with light injuries. Large numbers of police are on the scene.

Police said the taxi used to ram victims had been stolen earlier.

"This looks like a terror attack," a police source told The Jerusalem Post.

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