An employee of the Israeli embassy in Beijing was attacked with a knife this FridayThe Israeli Foreign Ministry reported in a statement. The person is in stable condition at the hospital.
The attack occurred outside the premises. The building is just a few meters from the US diplomatic headquarters, and in an area with several other embassies and a heavy police presence.
Authorities indicated that an investigation into the attack is underway.
The news agency Reuters He was able to confirm the location of some videos using store signs, which matched online maps. Both videos are clearly filmed in the same place where the stabbed man appears. He wears the same clothes and is bald.
In the images you can hear a police officer identifying himself as a member of the Xinyuanli police station.located in the northeast of Beijing, near the embassy district and a popular market frequented by foreigners who buy fresh products.
This attack occurred as the war between Israel and Hamas progresses, which has left 1,300 dead in Israeli territory.
This Friday, the Ministry of Defence and the Israel Defense Forces They gave a deadline of 24 hours to evacuate 1.1 million Palestinians which are found in the northern part of the Gaza Stripgoverned de facto by the terrorist group Hamas.
“The Army calls for the evacuation of all Gaza City civilians from their homes to the south for their safety and protectionand their transfer to the area south of Wadi Gaza,” reported a military statement, which specified that this warning is given in response to the intention to carry out more attacks against the Hamas terrorist group.
“The terrorist organization Hamas waged war against the State of Israel, and Gaza City is an area where military operations are taking place. This evacuation is for your own safety.. They will only be able to return to the city when another announcement is made that allows it,” the text adds.
The UN spokesperson, Stephane Dujarriche explained to the news portal Axios that the Israeli side gave the warning “just before midnight (local time)” and that the Palestinians had to move to the south of the coastal enclave.
(With information from agencies)