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Israeli Man Stabbed in Petah Tikva

An ultra-Orthodox man was stabbed and seriously injured on March 8, 2016, in Petah Tikva (Photo: Magen David Adom)

In the second terror attack in minutes today, an Orthodox man was stabbed near Tel Aviv. Yediot Achronot's Roi Yanovsky reports that the man was stabbed entering a store, and that despite being seriously injured, was able to help stop the terrorist:

An initial investigation into the Petah Tikva stabbing found that the victim, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man, was about the enter a store on Baron Hirsch Street in the city and was surprised when the suspect, of Arab descent, attacked him from behind with a knife, stabbing him in his upper body.

The store owner and the wounded man were able to extract the knife from the attacker's hand, tackled him to the ground and neutralized him.

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