Hammer attack in Israel suspected terrorism

According to the Yeshiva World, a Jordanian man attacked two Israeli port workers with a hammer. The suspect was arrested on Friday and police suspect terrorism as the motive, according to the Associated Press. Both victims were hospitalized with serious injuries.

The attack took place at the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eliat, according to the Associated Press. Eliat borders Jordan and has a cross-border job program, allowing Jordanian workers to cross the border to work.

Further links:

Police suspect terrorism as Jordanian assaults 2 Israeli co-workers in Eilat (The Times of Israel)

Israeli police suspect Eilat hammer attack “terror” incident (i24 News)


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