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Palestinian arrested in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus; 13 hurt
Palestinian arrested in stabbing attack on Tel Aviv bus; 13 hurt

A Palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage on a crowded bus at rush hour in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, injuring at least 13 Israelis, some seriously, authorities said. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested, as 23-year-old Hamza Matrouk from the West Bank city of Tul Karem. Authorities said he entered Israel illegally Wednesday morning and boarded the bus in Tel Aviv with a knife. Officials said the bus had traveled about 400 yards when Matrouk attacked driver Herzel Biton, stabbing him deeply several times. Matrouk then stabbed at least 10 passengers before the driver succeeded in opening the bus' door to allow commuters to escape, leaving trails of blood and personal...

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