Victim Shira Banki

A teenage girl who was stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem has died from her wounds, doctors say.

Shira Banki, 16, was one of six people attacked at the event on Thursday.
She was rushed to the Hadassah Medical Centre with serious wounds, but doctors were unable to save her.

The other victims suffered various degrees of injuries.

Yishai Schlissel being led away from the scene

Yishai Schlissel being led away from the scene

Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew, who carried out a similar attack in 2005, was arrested at the scene.

Dramatic images showed the suspect reaching inside his coat and raising a knife above his head.

He then began stabbing marchers while screaming, before being tackled by a police officer.

[See the video of the attack here]

 

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