Stabbing of Israeli woman probed as terror attack


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli woman in her 30s was stabbed by an Arab-Israeli woman in central Israel, police said.

The victim, who was stabbed in the arm, was listed in stable condition at the hospital following the attack early Sunday afternoon in Rosh Haayin, located 17 miles east of Tel Aviv.

Israel police have identified the assailant as a 23-year-old woman from Kfar Kassem, an Arab-Israeli city about 20 miles east of Tel Aviv. They said she carried one knife in her hand and had another in her purse. The assailant was disarmed and being questioned by police.

Police told the Palestinian Maan news agency that the incident is being investigated as a terror attack.

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