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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed near Damascus Gate

By Mason White 12:10 PM February 10, 2014
Damascus Gate 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man was hospitalized after being stabbed near the Damascus Gate (Sha’ar Shchem), Israel Police said.

Jerusalem Police said that they are investigating an incident that occurred on Sunday, in which an armed Israeli Arab stabbed and wounded an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man.

The victim suffered moderate injuries, an Israel Police spokesperson said.

A rescue worker who responded to the scene, said that he saw a young ultra-Orthodox Jewish man with a stab wound in the upper torso, and the man was conscious.

Witnesses reported seeing an Arab man fleeing from the scene. Police are looking for the suspect, but so far, no arrests have been made.