1 dead, 2 critically wounded in criminal attacks

A man died of knife wounds sustained brawl in Kfar Rama early Saturday morning, Army Radio reported. Magen David Adom rushed to the village, just outside Carmiel in the Galilee, and after a lengthy attempt to resuscitate the 50 year-old man, the stabbing victim succumbed to his wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A large force of Carmiel police officers arrived to the scene and had opened an investigation, according to the report In Acco, two brothers in their twenties were shot and critically wounded, according to Army Radio. One of the brothers was evacuated to a hospital in Nahariya, while the second, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, was taken to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa. Acco Police opened an investigation into the circumstance leading up to the shootings. Authorities said initial indications pointed to a dispute between criminal elements. There were no reports of an arrest in the attack.