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Two Jewish Men Stabbed in Jerusalem During Fight With Palestinian Youths

Two Jewish men were stabbed in Jerusalem during a fight with local Palestinian youths.

Three Palestinians, two of them minors, were arrested in the Monday evening attack in the Old City, according to reports. The reports did not say what precipitated the fight.

One victim, 45, was stabbed in the stomach and was in moderate condition, the Times of Israel reported. The other, 32, was stabbed in the neck and broke his arm.

Both are yeshiva students in Jerusalem.

The incident is not believed to be a terror attack, according to reports citing Israel Police.

Also Monday, a Palestinian youth said he was attacked by three Israelis. He was hospitalized in Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Maan news agency.

Police told Maan that they are investigating the incident, which took place near the eastern Jerusalem Jewish neighborhood of Pisgat Zeev, according to i24.


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