Palestinian worker stabs 2 at construction site in Israel

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian construction worker stabbed a fellow Palestinian worker and their Jewish foreman in central Israel in what police are calling a suspected nationalistic attack.

The assailant, a West Bank resident, was working legally in the city of Modiin when he committed the attack at a construction site on Tuesday, police said. Other workers subdued the attacker, who was taken in for questioning by police.

The two victims were moderately injured, according to reports citing rescue workers.

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