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  Kislev 6, 5773 , 20/11/12

Suspect in US Embassy Attack Apparent Mental Case

Police said, Tuesday, that the man arrested for attacking a security guard at the United States embassy in Tel Aviv with an axe was a 41-year-old resident of the southern Tel Aviv suburb of Bat Yam and that he apparently suffered from mental illness. The guard suffered light wounds in the attack.

The suspect was also armed with a knife. He was not wounded when other security guards opened fire, following the attack.

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