Jewish Man Stabbed Near Old City

An israeli Jew was stabbed in the back Sunday when an Arab attacked him near the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City.

The man, who was not immediately identified, was lightly wounded but managed to walk to a police station in the Muslim Quarter, where he received first aid.

Police officials said this was the fifth stabbing of an Israeli in the Old City during the past two months.

No assailants have been apprehended.

Also Sunday, there were two shooting incidents near Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported.

In further unrest, a 19-year-old yeshiva student was stabbed last Friday in the West Bank town of Hebron. He suffered moderate to serious injuries.

Angry Jewish settlers, reacting to the attack, overturned carts belonging to Arabs in the central Hebron market before Israeli security officials stepped in to quell the crowds.

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