2 Israeli women injured in supermarket stabbings, 2 assailants shot dead


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Israeli women were injured, one seriously, in stabbing attacks at a West Bank supermarket.

Two male assailants attacked the women at the store in the Beit Horon settlement, located between Jerusalem and Modiin. The assailants, who were identified by police as Palestinians, were shot dead by the store’s security guard, according to reports.

The woman listed in serious to critical condition at Hadassah Medical Center on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus is about 40 years old. A second woman, 58, is in moderate condition at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Following the attack, police found two pipe bombs near the store. Sappers were called in to destroy them.

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