In the suburbs of tel Aviv, a Palestinian with a knife attacked passers-by, killing an American tourist, another 10 people were injured. It is reported by The Jerusalem Post.
The attack occurred on Tuesday evening, March 8, in Jaffa. The attacker suddenly started cutting the people who were at the entrance to the port, then ran in the direction of tel Aviv, injuring several people, including staying on the road motorists. Soon the police shot him.
According to the Palestinian side, the culprit was 22-year-old resident of the village of Kalandia on the West Bank of the Jordan river.
An American tourist was taken to a medical center in Holon, but to save his life failed. Four more wounded, including a pregnant woman, are in serious condition, four in serious condition, two others minor injuries.
As reported RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Israel Ruslan Kandaurov, among the injured two Russians. Presumably we are talking about spouses.
The incident occurred at a time when Vice President Joe Biden arrived in the Center of the world Shimon Peres, located almost two kilometers from the scene of the attack.
Over the past two years the assaults on cars and stabbings were the main elements of terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens.