[Update below.] Two people have been hurt in a terror attack in Kiryat Arba. A 16-year-old girl and a 30-year-old man were injured in the attack, in which a terrorist tried to shoot and stab his shooting his victims.
The 17-year old Palestinian assailant snuck into Kiryat Arba to carry out the attack in the community’s Ramat Mamre neighborhood. He was shot and killed.
As police looked for a possible second attacker, Kiryat Arba residents were told to stay indoors. It was later said that there was no second suspect.
The attacker, after illegally entering Kiryat Arba, went into a local house to carry out the attack at about 9 a.m.
The girl is in “very serious” condition; she has wounds to her upper body. All are asked to daven for Hallel Yaffa bas Rina. The man was also hurt in his upper body. Both are being treated at a Yerushalayim hospital.
UPDATE: The injured girl has passed away, succumbing to her wounds. Boruch Dayan Ha’emes.
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David Steger – Matzav.com Israel