The five injured were taken to Petah Tikva’s Beilinson hospital.
One Arab suspect has been arrested.
This is a developing story.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
At least five people were wounded in what police were treating as a terrorist attack at a market in the central Israeli town of Petah Tikva on Thursday afternoon.
Magen David Adom said its emergency responders have evacuated four adults with gunshot wounds and one adult male with stab wounds to a nearby hospital.
Police said that the suspect, who was arrested at the scene, is likely from the West Bank.
Authorities were investigating the motives surrounding the incident.
Several shots were fired during the shooting, police added. It was not initially clear if more people were wounded in the incident.
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