(The Jerusalem Post) – A Palestinian assailant killed an American tourist and wounded at least 10 other victims in a stabbing spree that began in southern Tel Aviv’s Jaffa Port, in the third attack within a number of hours on Tuesday evening.
The American who succumbed to his wounds sustain in the attack had been evacuated to Wolfson Medical Center in Holon.
Tel Aviv police said the attacker began stabbing people near the entrance to the Jaffa Port, wounding a number people to varying degrees.
He then escaped on foot in the direction of Tel Aviv, running between vehicles stopped on the road and stabbing motorists. He managed to wound a number of other civilians before he was shot and subdued by police.
Police have ruled out the possibility that the attack was carried out by more than one individual, after carrying out searches in the area. According to Palestinian reports, the attacker was identified as a 22-year-old from the Palestinian village of Kalandiya in the West Bank.
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