Attempted terror stabbing attack in West Bank, terrorist shot

An IDF soldier shot the terrorist. No other injuries were reported.

January 21, 2019 23:11
The knife carried by the terrorist at the attempted stabbing attack on Monday

The knife carried by the terrorist at the attempted stabbing attack on Monday. (photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)


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An attempted stabbing terror attack in the West Bank occurred on Monday, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

The terrorist, coming from the city of Shechem, stopped his vehicle next to an IDF checkpoint and tried to stab an IDF soldier.

Another IDF soldier at the checkpoint shot the terrorist. No other injuries were reported.

Another terror attack occurred on Monday, as two IDF soldiers were lightly wounded after being stoned at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus while escorting a large group of Jewish worshipers into the area, the IDF announced on Monday morning.

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