Tag Archive for Qalandiya

Knife attack at Qalandiya checkpoint thwarted, Palestinian terrorist shot, neutralized


After multiple calls to stop did not halt her advance, a knife yielding Palestinian woman was shot & neutralized on Friday while quickly approaching Israel Border Guard officers at the Qalandiya checkpoint. She was subsequently arrested and given medical assistance.

By Elisha Ben Kimon


Security forces stopped a stabbing attack on Friday at the Qalandiya checkpost near Ramallah. The incident occurred when a Palestinian woman had approached the checkpoint, with a knife in her hand, despite being repeatedly called upon to stop.

The knife found next to the neutralized female Palestinian terrorist at the Qalandiya checkpoint. - Photo: Police Spokesperson's Unit

The knife found next to the neutralized female Palestinian terrorist at the Qalandiya checkpoint. – Photo: Police Spokesperson’s Unit

The woman was eventually shot and neutralized after security forces proceeded with the IDF rules of engagement. Continue Reading »

2 IDF soldiers attacked after mistakenly entering Arab village


IDF, Shin Bet & Special Forces swarmed into Palestinian village of Qalandiya in large number in search of 2 soldiers who got separated after firebomb attack, but luckily escaped the mob of rioters & were extracted unharmed.

By Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun


Two non-combat soldiers from the IDF’s Oketz (canine) Unit came under attack after accidentally driving into the Qalandiya refugee camp on Monday night.

Fire in Qalandiya.

Fire in Qalandiya.

Palestinians hurled stones and Molotov cocktails at them, which set the army vehicle on fire. The two soldiers were able to escape the vehicle, but got separated.

IDF, Shin Bet and Special Forces swarmed into the camp in large numbers to search for the two soldiers, surrounding the camp, firing flash bang grenades into the air, with helicopters flying overhead. Continue Reading »

Released Terrorist from Shalit Swap Caught with Knife

Palestinian Terrorist who was released from prison in the Gilad Shalit exchange was caught with a knife and admits to planning a stabbing attack on Jews.

By Elad Benari


A terrorist who was released in the Shalit deal in 2011 was caught with a knife by security forces on Monday evening.

The terrorist, in his 20s, was caught at the Qalandiya checkpoint and was taken in for questioning. During interrogation he admitted that he had planned a stabbing attack.

The terrorist had been in an Israeli prison for three years after being convicted of opening fire towards a Jewish community in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »