Photographer Captures Shocking Images Of Man Attacking Pride Parade In Israel

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July 31, 2015 10:04 a.m.

An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man attacked revelers with a knife at Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade on Thursday afternoon. Sebastian Scheiner, a photographer with the Associated Press happened to be there and captured the chaotic scene, including the moment right before the man pulled out the knife. Six young attendees were wounded in the attack.

The alleged attacker, Yishai Schlissel, was recently released from jail for committing almost exactly the same crime at a 2005 pride parade in Israel. He was arrested on the scene.


Yishai Schlissel reaches into his jacket to draw a knife moments before he starts stabbing passersby.


The attacker attempts to stab a reveler with a knife as she runs away.


Revelers scatter as the armed attacker lunges towards them.


Paramedics help a woman who was gravely injured during the knife attack.


Emergency workers roll an injured woman into a waiting ambulance.


Shocked Pride attendees react to the violent attack.


A police officer tackles Schlissel and tries to take away his knife.


Schlissel is detained by plainclothes police officers.


Schlissel is led away from the scene by plainclothes police officers after the attack.

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