Terror has struck in Israel this afternoon as six people were wounded in a Petah Tikva market.
The terrorist used a combination of shooting and stabbing to carry out his attack. Fortunately, the injuries of all six individuals are being reported as “light or light-to-moderate.”
Police have confirmed the terrorist was a 19-year old from the Palestinian Authority city of Shechem in Samaria.
The terrorist was subdued by civilians before police arrived on the scene.
Here is video of the suspected terrorist being subdued by civilians in the market:
Angry mob of Israelis go after Palestinian terrorist who opened fire at a Petah Tikva market pic.twitter.com/DaOxIwRhxH
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Eyewitness Leon Itkin confirms civilians subdued the terrorist.
“I was in the store when suddenly there’s a terrorist with a weapon He tried to shoot, but he was stopped.” Itkin goes on to say that the terrorist then grabbed a screwdriver and stabbed one of the men trying to subdue him.
An EMT who arrived on the scene described it as thus:
There was a riot and chaos when I arrived on the scene. I identified a 30-year old female sitting on a chair at the entrance of a store. She suffered wounds to her limbs but was fully conscious. Ten meters away, there were a male and a female in their 50s, also fully conscious, with wounds to their lower extremities. We provided them with preliminary medical treatment and quickly evacuated them to the hospital in light-moderate condition.
Here is video from the scene:
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