Romanian citizen injured in Tel Aviv terrorist attack

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Ten people were injured in the Palestinian terrorist attack on Tuesday in Jafa area in southern Tel Aviv, reports.

An American citizen has died and five persons were hospitalized in serious condition.

Among the wounded hospitalized there is a Romanian citizen who works in Israel for a research project. He was stabbed in the shoulder by the Palestinian terrorist and subsequently was operated at the Ihilof hospital in Tel Aviv.

According to sources, the Romanian citizen was to return home later this week.

The terrorist who conducted the attack on Tuesday was neutralized, the Israeli authorities say.

The American, named as Taylor Force, was one of 10 people stabbed by an attacker in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv, the BBC informs on the other hand.

Israeli police said the attacker in Jaffa stabbed a number of people in the port area, before moving through the city attacking others.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service said five of the wounded were in a serious condition.

The American stabbed to death has been identified as a student at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Taylor Force was on a trip to Israel to learn more about global entrepreneurship and start-ups, university chancellor Nicholas Zeppos told his fellow students in a letter.

Others on the trip were safe and unharmed.

Israeli police said the attacker was a 21-year-old from the West Bank town of Qalqilya who was shot dead at the scene.

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