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  • At least eight injured by attacker in Petah Tikva
  • Alleged gunman arrested by police

The alleged gunman, a 19-year-old from the West Bank, was caught by members of the public and arrested by officers, according to police spokeswoman Luba Samri.

Police call the assault a terrorist incident. Petah Tikva is in central Israel, just east of Tel Aviv.

Emergency crews said they treated eight wounded people. Seven were listed as lightly injured; one was listed as moderately injured.

One of the injured people is being treated in a hospital for stab wounds.

This is a developing story.

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