Terror Attack at Ariel Junction in the Shomron [UPDATED 5:45PM IL]


ter17:20: Emergency responders are enroute to Ariel Junction in the Shomron, responding to a reported stabbing attack.

17:25: A man was stabbed and appears to be in serious condition.

17:33: The attacker fled and a manhunt is underway for him. A man in his mid 20s was stabbed in his upper torso. Magen David Adom reports his condition as moderate-to-serious. The victim is being transported to Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah.
The attack occurred at Ariel Junction in the direction of Tapuach Junction and the Jordan Valley. The victim is reportedly a resident of the center of the country who was standing there waiting for a bus or a ride.

17:45: MDA paramedic Yaniv Bakish reports the victim being 25-years-old. He reports the victim was conscious during transport and his condition is now listed as serious/stable.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)