Ultra-Orthodox man stabbed in suspected terror attack near Old City of Jerusalem

February 22, 2015 17:56


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Israeli authorities in Jerusalem on Sunday are investigating a possible racially-motivated stabbing attack in Safra Square, which resulted in the wounding of a Jewish bystander.

According to initial reports, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man was stabbed in the stomach by a Palestinian assailant near the entrance to the Old City. The man is in moderate condition.

Paramedics administered treatment to the victim at the scene.

The suspect was apprehended by a security guard nearby.

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