17-Year-Old Palestinian Arrested for Stabbing Soldier

YERUSHALAYIM (Hamodia/AP) -
Emergency personnel and vehicles at the scene of the attack Monday. (Chadashot24)
Emergency personnel and vehicles at the scene of the attack Monday. (Chadashot24)

A 17-year-old Palestinian has been arrested for stabbing a soldier in Tel Aviv on Monday, according to Israeli police.

The 19-year-old soldier was lightly wounded in the stabbing, which occurred at the corner of Yigal Alon Street and Nachalat Yitzhak Street

The terrorist was arrested after a short chase.

Emergency personnel at the scene of the attack Monday. (Chadashot24)
Emergency personnel at the scene of the attack Monday. (Chadashot24)

Video footage broadcast by Israeli media shows the Palestinian holding what appears to be a knife and yelling at officers who arrested him on the stairwell of an apartment building in Tel Aviv.

The victim was taken to Ichilov Hospital, where medical staff said he was expected to be released later in the evening.


Updated Monday, May 30, 2016 at 2:20 pm