Bennett praises passersby who shot stabber, prevented larger attack

Stuart Winer is a breaking news editor at The Times of Israel.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett praises the quick action of armed civilians who shot the attacker, ending the incident.

“The civilians who shot the terrorist showed determination and courage and prevented further victims,” Bennett tweets.

He says that security forces are at “maximum vigilance.”

“We will act with a strong hand against those who carry out terror. We will hunt and reach those who help them,” he vows.

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