2 Israelis stabbed in West Bank supermarket attack

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Israelis were stabbed, seriously injuring one, outside a West Bank supermarket.

The victims, 17 and 35, were attacked Thursday at the Rami Levi supermarket in Shaar Binyamin, north of Jerusalem. They were taken to Jerusalem hospitals.

The suspected assailants, identified as Palestinians by the Israel Defense Forces, were shot and injured by an armed civilian bystander. They were treated by paramedics on the scene and taken to the hospital for treatment, according to the IDF.

The Rami Levy chain is known for hiring Jewish and Palestinian workers in its West Bank stores, as well as catering to both Jewish and Arab shoppers.

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