Israeli TV Channel 7 has reported on Tuesday at night [July 16, 2013] that an Israeli man, 33, was moderately injured after being stabbed in Bab Al-’Amoud area, in occupied East Jerusalem.The Israeli Police claimed that “two young Arab men stabbed the man and fled the scene”. However, Israeli Ynet News reported that the attack likely carries nationalistic motives.

The man was stabbed six times in the chest and waist, and is currently in a stable condition.

The Ynet said that the man told officers after he was moved to hospital that he was stabbed as he exited the “Western Wall” area.

The Police said that the two suspects fled the scene after stabbing the man, and that an investigation was launched; no arrests has been made.