Israeli man stabbed in Palestinian village of Hizme, moderately hurt

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

A Jewish Israeli man in his 50s is moderately hurt after apparently being stabbed in the Palestinian village of Hizme, police and medics say.

Police say the man, a resident of Jerusalem, arrived at a nearby checkpoint and claimed he was stabbed while in a store in the town.

The background of the incident is not immediately clear, and is being investigated, police say.

The man has been taken by medics to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Medics are seen at Hizme checkpoint in the West Bank, north of Jerusalem, on March 2, 2022. (Rescuers Without Borders)

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