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Two Jews Lightly Wounded in East Jerusalem Stabbing

Two Jewish men sustained minor injuries after being stabbed outside a religious seminary in east Jerusalem, Israeli media reported.

Magen David Adom Paramedics rushed to the scene to treat the wounded men: A 24-year-old who sustained a back injury and a 21 year old who was wounded in the head, MDA said.

The attack occured at the Beit Orot yeshiva near the Mount of Olives. According to the news site Ynet, the victims said their attackers were Arabs. The report did not say how many suspected perpetrators were involved.

The victims were evacuated to Hadassah Medical Center as security forces began searching for the attackers near the scene of the incident.

Earlier this week, four people were killed in an attack perpetrated by two Palestinian terrorists inside a synagogue in western Jerusalem.

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