An Israeli man was injured Wednesday night, in a stabbing attack which took place at a gas station outside an illegal Israeli settlement, to the north of Jerusalem, Israeli police said.An Israeli police spokesperson said, according to Ma’an, that a middle-aged Israeli man was critically injured in the upper body after he was stabbed at the entrance of a gas station complex, near the illegal Givat Zeev settlement, and taken to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center for medical treatment.

An 18-year-old from the occupied West Bank village of Bir Nibala, suspected of carrying out the stabbing, fled the scene and was chased down and held by witnesses before being detained by Israeli police, following the incident.

The spokesperson additionally stated that the teen was also taken to the hospital for medical treatment, without specifying the nature of his wounds.

The incident was one of a number of attacks to be carried out over the past week, in or close to Israeli settlements, in the occupied West Bank.

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