Palestinian Terrorist Arrested as He Tries to Stab Soldier

A Palestinian terrorist on Wednesday night tried to stab an IDF soldier who was stationed at a checkpoint near the Shomron community of Einav.

The Arab was detained by the soldiers as he arrived at the checkpoint, when he pulled a knife and tried to stab one of them.

The fighters were able to neutralize the attacker and he was injured. After treatment at the scene he was taken for further questioning.

The soldier was lightly injured.

The incident comes hours after two IDF troops were struck by rocks and wounded  at Beit Ummar, near Hevron.

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One officer was in moderate condition and the second’s condition is unknown. Both were taken to a Jerusalem hospital.

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