NOT TERROR: Stabbing Near Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim (Photos)


Mir Yerushalayim 1[Update below.] Shortly after a stabbing attack this morningĀ in Gush Etzyon, news emerged of a stabbing attack in the Bais Yisroel neighborhood of Yerushalayim.

The incident, believed to be terror-related, took place near Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim.

The victim fled from his attacker, running into the well-known 24-hour Nechama Bakery in the neighborhood yelling for assistance. Someone there called Hatzolah, whose paramedics arrived to treat the victim.

The attacker remains at large.

Update: Police have confirmedĀ that the incident was not terror-related and the victim is not an Israeli, but rather a foreign national working in Israel. This is not current threat in the area, though police are conducting a search for the attacker, who escaped on foot.


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{ Israel News Bureau}