One wounded in Gush Etzion terror stabbing

The terrorist came from the same town as the Beit Shemesh terrorists on Thursday.

By
October 23, 2015 07:40
1 minute read.
Emergency medical teams at terror scene in Gush Etzion

Emergency medical teams at terror scene in Gush Etzion. (photo credit: HAZALA)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

An IDF soldier was stabbed and lightly wounded by a Palestinian attacker during operational activity near the Gush Etzion security fence, the IDF said.

The attack took place near the community of Aderet, on the road between Gush Etzion and Beit Shemesh.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


Soldiers opened fire on the knife attacker, striking and wounding him in the lower half of his body. The terrorist was lightly wounded and taken to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem.

Magen David Adom paramedics provided medical treatment and evacuated the soldier to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

It was reported that the terrorist, a 16-year-old youth, is a resident of Surif in the Hebron region and was a neighbor of the two terrorists who carried out the Thursday attack in Beit Shemesh.

The attack comes one day after two Palestinians stabbed a young ultra-Orthodox man outside a Beit Shemesh synagogue on Thursday morning.

Police shot the terrorists, killing one and seriously wounding his accomplice.

JPOST VIDEOS THAT MIGHT INTEREST YOU:


The 18-year-old victim, whose named has not been released, is in satisfactory condition with stab wounds to his upper body at Jerusalem’s Hadassah-University Medical Center in Ein Kerem.

According to eyewitnesses, the pair first attempted to board a school bus on Habakkuk Street in the Ramat Beit Shemesh Gimmel neighborhood, but the driver repelled them. They continued down to Yechezkel Street where they assaulted the young man outside the Kol Yehuda Synagogue, and were subsequently shot at a nearby bus stop.


Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks in Ramallah
September 18, 2018
PA to pay family of Fuld’s murderer NIS 1,400 a month for 3 years

By GIL HOFFMAN