Three israelis stabbed in Tel Aviv

A 19-year old Palestinian stabbed and wounded three Israelis near Tel Aviv on Monday before being arrested, police said. It is the latest in a series violent attacks from both sides.

The man stabbed two people on the pavement and a third one in a s store next by, a police statement said. The incident took place near the central bus station in Rishon LeZion, about 10 kilometres south of Tel Aviv.

The Israeli medical service said two of the victims were in severe condition.

Nine Israelis as well as 68 Palestinians – some of them alleged attackers – and an Arab Israeli have been killed in the wave of violence since the start of October.