On Wednesday afternoon around 4:30 PM, a terrorist entered the Rami Levy supermarket in the Mishor Adumim Industrial Park (near Maaleh Adumim) and began to stab shoppers. An off-duty guard, who work in the Prime Minister’s office, who was shopping in the branch shot the terrorist in the leg and saved the day.
Two men in their 50s were stabbed in the head, shoulders and hand. They were taken to Hadassah Ein Karem hospital. The terrorist is still alive.
The terrorist has been identified as a 16-year-old from Azariya, with no prior arrest record. Two additional people have been arrested in connection to the attack, according to the Shabak.
The Rami Levy supermarket chain is known for its inexpensive prices and popularity among both Jewish and Arab shoppers, who shop side-by-side in the stores many locations, including in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
This terror attack was not only an attack on Jews and shoppers in the store, but also on the peaceful coexistence that exists between Settlers and Arabs.
5:20 PM According to the Rami Levy store, a customer and the store’s security guard took down the terrorist.
4:59 PM MDA reports: The injured people in their 50s suffered wounds in their head and shoulders, and were taken to Hadassah Ein Karem hospital in light to moderate condition.
The terrorist is in light to moderate condition, according to United Hatzalah.
4:52 PM The man who shot the terrorist was an off-duty guard who was shopping in the Rami Levy supermarket. The terrorist is not dead.
4:46 PM The terrorist was not an employee of Rami Levy, according to the store.
4:41 PM The terrorist stabbed 2 shoppers inside the Rami Levy supermarket in Mishor Adumim.
A guard shot the terrorist in the legs. The event is now under control.
Security is searching the area.
4:30 PM Initial reports indicate a security guard shot a terrorist at the Rami Levy supermarket in Mishor Adumim (near Maaleh Adumim).
The terrorist stabbed 2 people who are reportedly in moderate condition.
The terrorist is said to be seriously wounded.
Updates to follow.
Content from Tazpit News Agency was used in this report.