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01 Dec 2018 | 01:21 AM UTC

Israel: Jordanian man attacks two Israelis in Eilat November 30

Israel News Alert

Jordanian man attacks and wounds two Israelis in Eilat November 30; Israeli police investigating terrorism-related motive

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/2/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION Eilat

Event

A Jordanian man attacked and wounded two Israelis with a hammer in Eilat on Friday, November 30. Police arrested the man after the attack and are investigating the incident as an act of terrorism. Similar attacks are possible in Israel over the near term.

Context

On a related note, Palestinians have occasionally carried out stabbing attacks targeting Israelis in Jerusalem and the West Bank in recent years.

Advice

Individuals present in Israel are advised to monitor developments to the situation and report any suspicious objects or behavior to the police.

 

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