11-year-old Israeli Jewish boy stabbed in Ramle

Ramle, Israel. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

(JNS.org) An 11-year-old Jewish boy was stabbed and wounded on Monday in the central Israeli town of Ramle by a terrorist the boy identified as an Arab teenager.

The boy said he had been walking down the street when the teenager asked him if he had a lighter. When the boy responded that he did not, the youth stabbed him with a knife. The Jewish boy ran home, where his mother called an ambulance.

According to the Magen David Adom emergency response organization, the boy was hospitalized with moderate injuries. Police arrested a 17-year-old Arab youth on suspicion of carrying out the attack, Yedioth Ahronoth reported.

Posted on February 8, 2016 .