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Six wounded in terrorist attack in Petach Tikva; Palestinian arrested

Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:25
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DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. February 9, 2017, 5:34 PM (IDT)

A shooting Thursday afternoon on Baron Hirsch St. in the Petach Tikva market in central Israel was followed by a screwdriver stabbing on the nearby Hovevei Zion St. Six people were injured. A Palestinian resident of Nablus, 18-year-old Sadeq Abu Mazen, was neutralized and detained for questioning. The local police confirmed that the motive for the combined attack was terrorism.

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