18-year-old stabbed in Beersheba, in moderate-to-severe condition

An 18-year-old has been stabbed in Beersheba, near Soroka Medical Center. He is in moderate-to-severe condition following the attack.

A policeman who witnessed the attack fired in the air to scare off the assailant. He was then chased down and arrested.

Media reports describe the attacker as “a member of a minority.” Police are investigating whether the attack was nationalistic or criminal in nature.

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