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Guard Stabbed in Maaleh Adumim

A man stabbed and lightly wounded a security guard at the entrance to Maaleh Adumim Saturday.
By Gil Ronen
First Publish: 12/17/2011, 6:23 PM

Guard Stabbed in Maaleh Adumim
Guard Stabbed in Maaleh Adumim
צילום: פלאש 90

A man who witnesses said appeared to be an Arab stabbed and lightly wounded a security guard at the entrance to Maaleh Adumim Saturday. The stabber escaped. 

The guard, aged about 50, was evacuated so that he could receive medical attention.

The stabber is believed to have escaped into one of the adjacent villages, east of Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses said that he approached the guard, said a few words, then stabbed him and ran off.

About a month and a half ago, the police and Shin Bet arrested a suspect in a stabbing attack in Ramot, a northern neighborhood of Jerusalem. The suspect, a 20 year old student from Beit Iksa, confessed to stabbing a 17 year old Jewish youth and badly wounding him.