Israeli security forces thwart Palestinian stabber at West Bank checkpoint

The incident occurred near a junction adjacent to the West Bank village of Abu Dis, which lies on the outskirts of the Israeli capital.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 10, 2015 15:20
Border Police arrest a Palestinian youth during clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat

Border Police arrest a Palestinian youth during clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem. (photo credit: AFP PHOTO)

A Palestinian man with a knife was shot dead by security forces after he allegedly ran toward Border Police officers screaming "Allahu akhbar" (god is great) southeast of Jerusalem on Tuesday.

The incident occurred near a junction south of Ma'aleh Adumim in the West Bank, which lies on the outskirts of the Israeli capital.



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