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  2/19/2014, Adar 19, 5774

Deranged Man Stabs Policeman and Civilian in Kiryat Arba

A deranged Jewish man stabbed both a police officer and a civilian today (Wednesday) in Kiryat Arba. Magen David Adom evacuated both to a hospital.  The officer was determined to be in moderate to severe condition, and the other man was said to be in fair condition.

Police from the Samaria-Judea District station said they had received a report of a mentally unstable person bothering people at the Kiryat Arba commercial center,  Squad cars from Hevron arrived and together with the help of citizens present, managed to overcome him and take him into custody.

The case is being reviewed by police at this time.