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  7/24/2013, Av 17, 5773

Stabbing Victim Attempted to Drive Himself to Hospital


The victim of a possible terrorist stabbing attack in Jerusalem attempted to drive himself to the hospital. A Magen David Adom medic said the man was discovered in the Katamon neighborhood either in or near his car ready to drive himself to get medical treatment. Medics said he was not fully aware of the seriousness of his injuries. He was listed in serious condition at Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital with stab wounds in his back and hand. The stabbing took place at Gan HaPaamonim (Liberty Bell Park). The victim told police his attacker was of Arabic ethnicity.

A second stabbing attack was reported near the Old City at the Shchem Gate. Both attacks occurred Wednesday afternoon. Police are combing the area.