Stabbings in Haifa, youth injured

A fifteen-year-old boy was moderately-to-severely wounded in a stabbing attack on the outskirts of Haifa's port area. Police reported that the attackers scattered before the arrival of police officers. No information on the victim was available. Also in the Haifa area, a knife fight broke out at a nightclub in the Wadi Salib area between youth and security guards. One youth was lightly injured. Four of his friends returned to the scene after the fight and attempted to attack the guards. They were arrested in possession of knives and clubs. The police plan on ramping up their presence in the area, which was host to a number of Christmas parties.