A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank commandeered a taxi in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv before dawn on Monday, stabbing the driver and then injuring seven others, including police officers, after crashing into a roadblock, a police spokeswoman said.
The assailant "stole a taxi cab and drove it to the nightclub with the express intent of carrying out an attack", she said. He stabbed and injured the driver, then crashed into a police roadblock outside the club, and got out of the cab and stabbed officers and civilians, she added.
One of the eight people hurt was listed in a serious condition in hospital and the others suffered light to moderate injuries, Samri said.
The suspect was also injured while resisting arrest, although the type of wound he sustained, whether a gunshot or blows, was not immediately clear.
Last Mod: 29 Ağustos 2011, 11:35