A 43-year-old victim of Palestinian terror is fighting for his life after being stabbed at a supermarket in central Israel.

An employee at a supermarket in Yavne, a city in central Israel, was shelving items Wednesday morning when a 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist attacked him with a knife.

While the employee tried to defend himself, eventually he was overpowered and critically wounded in the upper body.

The victim was rushed to Rehovot’s Kaplan Hospital, where he is fighting for his life.

The terrorist, who hails from Yatta in the Hebron Governorate in Judea, was captured and taken for questioning.