Palestinian injures Israeli man with axe

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli man was injured when a Palestinian man attacked him with an axe.

The man was hit in the chest; he was taken to a Jerusalem hospital, according to reports.

The attack occurred near a Palestinian village in the West Bank. The victim, reportedly from a nearby settlement, was documenting Palestinian building violations in the village, according to the Jerusalem Post. 

The attacker was held by onlookers until security forces arrived, according to the newspaper. 

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