Man stabs security guard at US Embassy in Tel Aviv

In what could further escalate tension, an unidentified man on Tuesday opened fire in the US Embassy situated in Tel Aviv.

Updated: Nov 20, 2012, 15:41 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Tel Aviv: A man who on Tuesday attacked a security gurad with knife at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv was apprehended.

The security guard who was wounded in the knife attack fired in return, injuring the unidentified attacker, said an Israeli offcial.
The man who stabbed the guard, is said to be in his forties and was armed with a knife and an axe.

The man is being interrogated at the moment.
Meanwhile, paramedics have rushed on the scene.

More details are awaited.