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Israelis Sprung into Action to Stop Two Terrorists

Yonatan Azarihab in hospital bed, who was stabbed by a terrorist on March 8, 2016, in Petah Tikva, and who wrestled the knife away and neutralized the terrorist (Photo: channel 2 screenshot)

Yesterday, Palestinian terrorists carried out brutal attacks across Israel - in Jerusalem, in Petah Tikva, and in Jaffa. The Times of Israel's Tamar Pileggi reports on how two Israelis - one of them critically injured in the attack - acted to stop the terrorists:

After Yonatan Azarihab was stabbed multiple times Tuesday afternoon in Petah Tikva corner store, he managed to pull the knife from his neck and use it to stab and neutralize his attacker.

“Its a miracle, I wasn’t at all prepared for anything like that,” Azarihab told the Ynet news site from his hospital bed at Beilinson Hospital...

Azarihab said the strength he found to fight off his attacker was God-given.

“If God didn’t want me to be in this place right now, then I wouldn’t be here. I thought today was my last, but I’m still here.”

Several hours later, 26-year-old Yishai Montgomery attempted to stop a Palestinian terrorist on a stabbing spree on the Tel Aviv-Jaffa boardwalk by hitting him over the head with his guitar...

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