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Hotels in the southern Dead Sea in Israel

An unidentified man, 64, was stabbed while sunning himself on the beach at the Dead Sea early in the day on Sunday.

The man was treated at the scene by medics from the Magen David Adom emergency medical service. He was then evacuated in serious condition to Soroka Medical Center in Be’er Sheva.

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He is currently listed in good condition.

Israel Police say the stabbing was “terror related.” A search is under way for the attacker, who managed to escape.

The Dead Sea is located close to the border with Jordan, although there are no official crossing points located in the area.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.