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Israelis Stunned After Ultra-Orthodox Man Stabbed 6 in Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade

Unstable Ultra-Orthodox man, who was released from prison just 3 weeks ago for a similar attack at one of Jerusalem’s first pride parades in 2005, was apprehended at scene, knife in hand.

By i24news


An assailant stabbed four people taking part in a Gay Pride march in central Jerusalem Thursday, Israeli police and health services said.

Stabbing at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade, July 30 2015 – Photo: Ynet

The attack, which occurred on Keren Hayesod street in central Jerusalem, was carried out by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man named as Yishai Schlisel by police.

According to Magen David Adom, Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross, two of the casualties are in serious condition. Continue Reading »