Kalkilya: Palestinian shot after attempting to stab soldier

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 19, 2011 14:17




A Border Policeman opened fire on a Palestinian at Tsofim Checkpoint in Kalkilya on Sunday, following a stabbing attempt.

The Palestinian was moderately injured.

The soldier fired at the Palestinian's lower body after he had apparently tried to stab him while yelling "Allahu akbar."

The injured man was evacuated for medical treatment.


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