Two Boys Stabbed Walking To Kosel on Leil Shavuos

YERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia Staff) -

Two bachurim were stabbed on their way to the Kosel on Leil Shavuos.

The victims, both 17, were reported in moderate but stable condition in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. They suffered wounds to the upper body.

MDA paramedic Aluma Simon said that upon arrival at the scene, near the Old City’s Damascus Gate, she found the boys seated on the sidewalk, a few feet apart.

Police arrested a 19-year-old Arab resident of the Old City in his home after he was spotted on a security camera. A knife thought to be the weapon used in the incident was also found in his home.