Here we go again: 12 Israelis wounded in terror attack on Tel Aviv busterror attack aboard a Tel Aviv bus on Wednesday morning.
The assailant, a 23-year-old male from the West Bank city of Tulkarem who entered Israel illegally, was shot in the leg by an Israel Prison Service officer on Hamasger Street, near the scene of the incident, and taken into custody.
The attack took place on Bus number 40 on Menachem Begin Road, a major thoroughfare in Tel Aviv, near the Ma'ariv Bridge. Three other people were moderately wounded, and five of the casualties were in light condition, according to Magen David Adom emergency services. A further five were suffering from shock.
The stabbing is being treated as a "terror attack," Israel Police foreign press spokesman Micky Rosenfeld wrote on Twitter.The terrorist's name is Hamzeh Matrouk, and although he was from Tulkarm, he actually lives in Ramallah.
Hamzeh Matrouk is the name of the stabber in Tel Aviv. From Tulkarem but lived in Ramallah.Prime Minister Netanyahu blamed 'moderate' 'Palestinian' President
— Khaled Abu Toameh (@KhaledAbuToameh) January 21, 2015
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