Stabbing Attack at Mishor Adumim Thwarted

YERUSHALAYIM -
Security forces near the gas station in Mishor Adumim, Sunday. (Shlomo Mor)

B’chasdei Shamayim, an attempted stabbing attack was foiled near Mishor Adumim on Sunday afternoon.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that the Palestinian was armed with a long screwdriver and was trying to stab an Israeli near the gas station of Mishor Adumim when a civilian drew a gun and shot the would-be stabber.

The screwdriver that the terrorist wanted to use in the attack. (Police Spokesman)

The 31-year-old wannabe terrorist, from Shechem, was taken to the Hadassah Mt. Scopus hospital in Yerushalayim in a critical condition. Three Israelis who were at the scene of the attack were treated for shock, but, baruch Hashem, no physical wounds were reported.