Security forces arrest Palestinian woman in attempted stabbing attack in West Bank

A woman approached a gate of a settlement and attempted to stab security forces.

December 27, 2015 10:41

Palestinian woman arrested in attempted stabbing attack outsite settlement

Palestinian woman arrested in attempted stabbing attack outsite settlement


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Israel security forces arrested a Palestinian woman on Sunday morning who tried to stab a security guard at the gate of Ma'aleh Shomron, a settlement in the West Bank, according to police reports.

A car approached the security fence around the settlement. As security forces approached the car, the woman in the driver's seat threw a knife at the officers and attempted to escape. The woman was arrested and taken into custody.

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There were no injuries reported in the incident.

Tovah Lazaroff contributed to this report.

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