DUSHANBE , January 12, Asia-Plus - One of eight people stabbed at synagogue in Moscow proved to be citizen of Tajikistan , representative of Bukhara Jews’ Diaspora living in Russia , the source in the Tajik MFA told Asia-Plus referring to the Tajik Embassy in Moscow .    

RIA Novosti reports that yesterday, a man wielding a knife burst into the synagogue in the center of Moscow during evening prayers and stabbed at least eight people.  Among the injured are citizen of the United States , citizen of Israel and citizen of Tajikistan .  Two of those injured are in a serious condition, RIA Novosti says.    

Reports say the attacker was identified as a 20-year-old Muscovite.  In recent years, there have been a number of attacks on synagogues and Jewish centers across Russia .