Palestinian stabs up to 10 people on Tel Aviv commuter bus

January 21, 2015 6:03 AM

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian man stabbed up to 10 people on a commuter bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday before he was shot in the leg by a prison security officer as he tried to escape, police said.

Tel Aviv police commander Bentzi Sau said 10 people had been injured. He said the assailant was a West Bank resident who stabbed the driver and then attacked passengers shortly after boarding the bus.

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