Security guard stabbed outside U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv

Security guard stabbed outside U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv

PanARMENIAN.Net - A man stabbed a security guard outside the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Nov 20, lightly injuring him.

Security guards fired warning shots at the shooter, who was subsequently arrested. Paramedics were on the scene. Police are interrogating the shooter, a 41-year-old Jewish man from Bat Yam, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Israel Radio had initially reported, incorrectly, that the attacker opened fire.

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