Terrorist attack in Israel: two people were injured after a knife attack near a military barracks

Israeli security forces inspect the site of a stabbing attack near the Tzrifin military base, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, on April 4, 2023 (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP) (GIL COHEN-MAGEN/ )

Two people turned out wounds this tuesday for stabbing near a military barracks near the town of Ber Yakovin the center of Israelreported Israeli authorities, who arrested the attacker and described the fact as “terrorist attack”.

“The report was received about the stabbing of two Israelis near the barracks. The citizens who were there detained the suspect and he was transferred to the Police for questioning, ”a police spokesman indicated.

The uniformed officers “are conducting exhaustive searches in the area with a helicopter to rule out the intervention of another suspect,” the same source said.

Two soldiers were injured, and a suspected attacker was detained, after a knife attack in central Israel, police and medics said (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP) (GIL COHEN-MAGEN /)

The Magen David Adom emergency service confirmed that its paramedics treated “two victims of a terrorist attack with White weapon near the crossroads Tzrifin”, near the village of Ber Yakov.

The victims, in their 20sthey were in a state serious and mild respectively, he added.

“There was a major disturbance at the scene. One of the victims was lying on the sidewalk and the other was sitting next to her. Both were conscious and suffered stab wounds. Security forces on the spot they neutralized the terrorist”, commented paramedic Moshe Gelbstein, the first to arrive on the scene.

An Israeli forensic expert inspects the scene of a knife attack near the Tzrifin military base, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, on April 4, 2023 (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP) (GIL COHEN-MAGEN /)

So far the identity of the assailant has not been released, but attacks by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs for nationalist reasons are often described as “terrorist” by the Israeli authorities.

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is experiencing a serious uptick in violenceand 2023 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years in decades, with an increase in attacks by both Palestinians and Jews living in the West Bank, as well as an increase in violent raids.

The number of Palestinian deaths in violent incidents with Israel in the West Bank so far this year has risen to 92 – an average of more than one per day and the highest figure for that period since 2000; while on the Israeli side 15 people have died, victims of attacks by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs.

(With information from EFE)

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