Israeli Security Kill Palestinian Woman Attempting to Stab IDF Soldier


No injuries among Israelis in the second attack of the day, when Israel security personnel shoot a Palestinian woman as she rushed to stab an IDF soldier at the Einav Junction.



A female Palestinian assailant attempted to stab an IDF officer at Einav Junction in the northern West Bank on Tuesday morning, in the second attempted stabbing incident of the day.

Police car at crime scene. – Photo: SHLOMI

Security forces opened fire at the attacker. She was shot on the scene and later succumbed to her wounds.

There were no injuries among security personnel in the incident.

In a separate incident, a Palestinian woman was detained by security forces near the West Bank settlement of Efrat for the possession of a large knife.

Earlier Tuesday morning, a Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab a man at Gush Etzion junction. Security forces at the scene shot and killed the terrorist. A 40-year-old bystander was lightly injured by shrapnel at the scene.

Scene of stabbing attack at Gush Etzion

Paramedics administered initial care at the scene and evacuated the wounded man to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem.

Gush Etzion junction has been the site of multiple stabbing and shooting attacks in the last few weeks.


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