In recent weeks, acts of terror in Israel have been mostly relegated to the southern border with Gaza. However, terror has returned to Israel's north today. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that an 18-year-old Israeli woman was severely wounded after being stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist in the northern Israeli city of Afula:
An 18-year-old woman was stabbed and seriously wounded in the northern city of Afula on Monday in a suspected terror attack, authorities said.
Police arrested her suspected attacker, who had fled the scene, after a brief manhunt. The suspect was identified by police as a Palestinian man in his 30s from the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
“Police shot the suspect in the leg after calling upon him to stop,” a police spokesperson said. “The suspect was arrested with a knife in his possession...”
The young woman was stabbed shortly before noon on the street and collapsed outside a local coffee shop, police said.
“When we arrived at the scene, it was very chaotic. There was an 18-year-old girl sitting on a chair at the entrance to a store. She was conscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper body,” one of the medics who treated her said...