Reports: Suspected knifeman worked illegally inside Israel

Hebrew media reports indicate that the suspected terrorists in the Gan Yavne stabbing attack was working illegally at a store in the Friendly shopping center.

According to the reports, the 19-year-old had previously held a work permit for the Israeli-run Mishor Adumim industrial zone in the West Bank, but did not meet the criteria for permission to work inside Israel. The Mishor Adumim permit expired in August, reports say.

The reports are unconfirmed and the Shin Bet does not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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