Soldier Lightly Hurt in Attack by Sudanese National in Ashkelon

The Associated Press

The Jerusalem Post reports: A soldier was lightly wounded in a suspected terror attack in an Ashkelon residential neighborhood Sunday morning, by an assailant later identified as a Sudanese national.

The stabbing took place shortly after 8 p.m., when a soldier standing at a bus station near the entrance to the Neot Ashkelon neighborhood was stabbed by a man who fled the scene on foot.

Ashkelon Police Chief, Ch. Supt  Shimon Portal, said that a soldier who was on a bus pulling up at the station saw the attack take place and got off the bus to give chase. The soldier took the assault rifle of the wounded soldier and borrowed a clip from another soldier and he and two civilians began to give chase.

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