Attempted stabbing attack thwarted at entrance to Kiryat Arba

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 13, 2017 16:32
Attempted stabbing attack thwarted at entrance to Kiryat Arba

Israeli soldiers stand guard near the scene of an attack at Tapuach junction near the West Bank city of Nablus April 30, 2013. (photo credit: REUTERS)

According to the IDF, a stabbing attack was thwarted at the West Bank's Elias Junction, near the entrance to the town of Kiryat Arba on Wednesday afternoon.

The attacker ran towards IDF forces at the scene, who responded by shooting and neutralizing the suspect. There were no further injuries caused.

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The attacker was subsequently treated for his injuries and evacuated by medical teams.



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