17-06-2021 09:17 PM Jerusalem Timing

Israeli Settler Stabbed in Al-Quds, IOF Pursuing Suspect

Israeli Settler Stabbed in Al-Quds, IOF Pursuing Suspect

Israeli settler was stabbed and lightly injured in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) neighborhood of al-Tur on Thursday afternoon.

Israeli settler was stabbed and lightly injured in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) neighborhood of al-Tur on Thursday afternoon.

Maan news agency reported the event, citing occupation police, and adding that the Israeli forces were searching the area for the suspect.

According to Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri an 18-year-old Israeli was leaving a Jewish cemetery at the Mount of Olives when an unidentified youth stabbed him with a screwdriver in the neck and back before fleeing the scene.

The Israeli youth took a bus to a nearby police station to report the incident, before being transferred to a hospital for treatment.

Al-Samri said that police were still looking for the suspect, Maan added.