Three stabbed in Yom Kippur Jewish-Arab brawl

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
September 22, 2007 21:05

Two Jews and an Arab were stabbed Friday night in Jerusalem after a scuffle between a group of Jews and Arabs over Yom Kippur turned violent, police said. The two Jews were lightly wounded in the melee, while the Arab was moderately to seriously wounded during the confrontation. All three were taken to Jerusalem's Hadassah University Hospital at Ein Kerem. Three suspects, including a soldier and two Arabs, were arrested on the scene, and were found carrying knives and tear gas. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old boy was lightly wounded after being hit in the head by a stone thrown by a group of Jewish children on the city's Hebron Road.The child was evacuated to Jerusalem's Sha'are Tzedek Hospital.


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