Cabbie seriously injured in stabbing attack, the 4th since last month-
A 30-year-old taxi driver sustained serious injuries overnight after he was stabbed by an Arab passenger.
He was rushed to the Meir Hospital where doctores were able to stabilize his condition.
According to available detail, the cabbie picked up an Arab passenger in Tel Aviv.
The police suspect that the passenger attacked the driver by surprise, stabbing him several times in the upper torso.
The assailant – who paid for the fare in advance – fled the scene.
Security forces canvassed area and arrested an Arab man in connection to the case, which is believed to have been nationalistically motivated.
Police sources told Ynet that the suspect is an illegal Palestinian alien. He was handed over to the Shin Bet for further interrogation.
Udi Levy, who runs the cab company, told Ynet the he and the driver's colleagues, were very concerned. "We're shocked by this. We all love him and hope he pulls through."
This is the 4th case of stabbing attack by Arabs since March - During April two Jews were stabbed by Arabs in Jerusalem, one of them was attacked by an axe, and last month a female soldier was stabbed inside the Jerusalem light trail.
Second photo shows the last month stabbing attcak scene in the Jerusalem light trail
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