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Man stabbed in Tomb of Simeon the Righteous (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Yair Altman Published: 04.19.12, 21:44)Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4218534,00.html YNet News - Yediot Achronot YNet News - Yediot Achronot Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
Israeli sustains light wounds in Jerusalem attack; police arrest two Arab suspects

A haredi man in his 20s was stabbed outside the Tomb of Simeon the Righteous in Jerusalem Thursday night.

The man was stabbed twice and suffered mild injuries to his abdomen. He was taken by EMTs to Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital in the city.

A police source said that the case in being investigated as a nationalistically motivated attack.

After canvassing the area, Border Guard forces arrested two Arab suspects.

Local Arab residents of the neighborhood where the arrest took place, began rioting after the suspects were taken into custody, stoning security forces. A Hatzala ambulance was slightly damaged.

Magen David Adom paramedic Yossi Marziano told Ynet that upon arriving at the scene, "We found the man stabbed in his stomach and thigh. He was fully conscious. We administered initial care and he was rushed to the emergency room." (Copyright 2012 © Yedioth Internet 04/19/12)

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