Itongadol.- An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded in a suspected terror stabbing in Ashkelon on Sunday.
Security forces shot and wounded the assailant after he attempted to flee the scene near the city\’s central bus station.Hours after the attack, the assailant shot in the attack succumbed to his wounds in the hospital treating him, a spokesperson from Barzilai Medical Center announced.
During the stabbing, the assailant attempted to snatch the soldier\’s gun before attempting to escape, according to Channel 2.
According to Israeli media, the attacker was identified as a foreign national.
Magen David Adom reported that the 20-year-old victim sustained light wounds to his upper torso and was evacuated to Barzilai Medical Center.
Security forces were checking the identity of the attacker and the motives behind the attack.