Israel police Armed man attacks US Embassy guard

first_imgJERUSALEM (AP) – An Israeli man wielding an ax and a knife attacked and lightly wounded an Israeli security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday before he was apprehended at the scene, police said.The man, in his early 40s, attacked the guard outside the embassy gates, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. He said the man’s motive was unknown, but political motives were not suspected and the incident had nothing to do with Israel’s battle with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. 5 ways to recognize low testosterone Sponsored Stories Top Stories Comments Share Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectcenter_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was scheduled to arrive in Israel later Tuesday to try to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.U.S. Embassy spokesman Geoff Anisman said the “situation in under control.”Security was increased after the attack, and the suspect was being questioned, Rosenfeld said.The beachfront embassy is one of the most secure locations in Israel, guarded around the clock by teams of Israeli and American security guards.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center How do cataracts affect your vision?last_img

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