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Christine Logan Found Dead

Christine Logan Found Dead - An attack on two women that left an American tourist dead and the other in hospital with several knife wounds appears to have been politically motivated, Israeli police said Sunday.

Police found the body of Christine Logan, 40, in a forest just outside Jerusalem, her hands bound behind her back and covered with blood from multiple stab wounds.

Her friend, Kaye Susan Wilson, a naturalized Israeli citizen originally from Britain, survived the attack by playing dead, then running to a nearby road and waving down a passing police car.

Wilson told Israeli media that she and Logan were hiking in the hills southwest of Jerusalem Saturday when they were approached by two Arab men. She said the men asked them for water, and then she and her friend walked away.

Christine Logan Found Dead

When the women headed back to the main trail, they were suddenly and brutally attacked.

"It all happened so fast. They came and attacked us," Wilson, 46, told reporters.

She said one of the men took out a large knife -- "like a bread knife with a serrated edge," Wilson said -- and the men began to stab them.

"It was clear that they came to kill," she added. "Who carries around a knife like that?"

At one point, Wilson said one of her attackers took a Star of David chain off her neck, "then turned me around and stabbed in the place where the Star of David had been."

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said authorities have mounted a massive manhunt for the assailants.

"The main lead line is that the attack was nationalistic, but we haven't ruled out the possibility that it was criminal."

Christine Logan Found Dead

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