Haifa man stabbed in the face during drunken brawl

Haifa man stabbed in the face during drunken brawl

Victim in serious condition, suspect arrested; Ashdod teen in serious condition after separate stabbing

Ilan Ben Zion, a reporter at the Associated Press, is a former news editor at The Times of Israel. He holds a Masters degree in Diplomacy from Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English.

A Haifa man was stabbed in the face and seriously injured in a drunken brawl outside a bar on Nordau Street on Friday night.

Magen David Adom paramedics performed first aid on the 40-year-old before taking him to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa for further treatment.

Police arrested a suspect and closed off the area, Army Radio reported. Both victim and suspected assailant were believed to inebriated during the incident.

In a separate incident in the southern coastal city of Ashdod, a 19-year-old man was seriously injured when stabbed on Shlomo Ben Yosef Street.

Paramedics took the victim to the local hospital for treatment.

Police opened investigations into both of Friday night’s stabbings.



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