IDF soldier wounded in West Bank stabbing

Assailant neutralized; emergency teams evacuate soldier with light wounds to hospital.

January 5, 2016 09:00

Scene of Gush Etzion Junction stabbing attack, January 5, 2015

Scene of Gush Etzion Junction stabbing attack, January 5, 2015


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A terrorist stabbed and lightly wounded an IDF reserve soldier Tuesday morning at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.

Security force shot dead the assailant.

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Magen David Adom paramedics provided initial medical treatment to the victim in his 30s before evacuating him to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

The IDF said it was looking into the incident.

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