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Terror Victim Stabilized, But Battle for Life Continues

Scene of terrorist stabbing in supermarket, August 2, 2017

Yesterday, Stand for Israel reported on the horrific terror attack at an Israeli supermarket that left an employee of the store in critical condition. Today, Ynet News' Rotem Elizera and Yoav Zitun report that the victim is stabilized but still fighting for his life, while the IDF has cracked down on those close to the terrorist:

A man who was stabbed multiple times in a terror attack in a Yavne supermarket Wednesday is said to be in stable condition, but is continuing to battle for his life as doctors began performing more surgery Thursday morning.

“He underwent surgery on a main artery and he has been been put on ventilation and has been anesthetized,” said a family member. “Everyone arrived from different places in the country: Haifa, Hadera, Jerusalem. It is extremely difficult for his wife and children who are (always) crying.”

During the night, IDF soldiers, the Shin Bet and Israel Border Police conducted operations in the Arab city of Yatta where the terrorist, 19-year-old Ismail Ibrahim Ismail abu Aram, lived.

Like his victim, abu Aram also worked in the Shufersal supermarket where he carried out the attack, and was arrested after trying to flee the scene.

Earlier, the IDF also entered his family home where soldiers confiscated various items belonging to the stabber...

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