The spike in violence between Palestinians and Israelis shows no signs of abating, with three stabbing attacks reported Thursday October 8 2015
25-year-old yeshiva student was seriously injured and another man lightly injured in a terror attack early Thursday afternoon at the Jerusalem light rail station in front of national police headquarters near Ammunition Hill.
Magen David Adom teams on scene at Haim Bar Lev Road treated the seriously injured man and brought him to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in the capital, where he is now in surgery.
The hospital reported the student arrived in critical condition, was subsequently sedated and breathing through a respirator.
The man lightly injured has also been brought to Shaare Zedek Medical Center for treatment.
An initial police investigation revealed the terrorist, 19-year-old Tzuvhi Ibrahim Mahmad Abu Halifa from Shuafat in eastern Jerusalem, approached the light rail station, stabbed the haredi student in the neck with a knife and tried to escape.
In Tel Aviv, an Israeli female soldier was stabbed with a screwdriver, allegedly by a Palestinian. Another soldier shot the attacker dead. The attack left four people lightly wounded, including the soldier.
In the Kiryat Arba village of the West Bank holy city of Chevron, an Israeli man was in serious condition after being stabbed in the stomach, Samri said. Israeli security forces are still looking for that attacker.
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