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Kiryat Gat: Corner of David Hamelech and Malchei Yisrael

Four people were stabbed in the city of Kiryat Gat in Israel’s south on Saturday night.

The attack happened at the corner of King David street and Malchei Yisrael around 6:42 PM.


One of the wounded is in serious condition, two are listed as moderately wounded, and the fourth is lightly wounded.

The victims ages are: a man, age 51, two women, ages 58 and 44 and a 12-year-old-girl.

All the victims are now stable.

A Bedouin man was mistaken for the terrorist after the attack, and was captured ands attacked by a crowd.

At the moment, it is believed there are two attackers.

Police and SWAT teams are in the area searching, including in a building complex where one of the attackers may have entered.

A helicopter has been brought in to assist with the search for the attacker(s).

Update: 11:00 PM: The terrorist(s) still haven’t been captured.

11:08 PM The terrorists have been captured.


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