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  9/16/2011, Elul 17, 5771

Update: Arabs Attack Jewish Hikers near Esh Kodesh

A group of Jewish hikers was attacked, late Friday morning, by Arabs next to the hilltop Jewish community of Esh Kodesh, near the Binyamin-region community of Shilo. One of the hikers suffered light knife wounds to the neck.

The hikers shot at their assailants, wounding one of them seriously, according to the ZAKA organization. The Arab was evacuated by the Red Crescent Society.