Stabbing attempt near Ariel, female Arab terrorist eliminated

A female Arab terrorist attempted to stab Israelis west of the town of Ariel in Samaria has been neutralized.

Nobody was injured aside from the female terrorist, who was shot in the chest and critically wounded at the scene.

After being treated at the scene, the terrorist was evacuated to Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva and later died of her wounds.

Initial reports indicate that the female terrorist had targeted soldiers at the Gitit junction on Route 5 just outside of Ariel.

When the terrorist lunged at a soldier from the Givati Brigade, IDF forces stationed in the area opened fire, hitting the terrorist in the chest.