WATCH: Footage released of Wednesday's stabbing attack in Hebron

Apparent security footage shows terrorist approaching an IDF soldier and attacking him with a knife, before gunshots are heard and the attacker collapses to the ground.

December 12, 2015 19:28

Footage from Hebron stabbing

Footage from Hebron stabbing


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Dramatic footage was released on Saturday evening of a stabbing attack that took place Wednesday near Beit Hadassah, a building that houses Jewish families in the West Bank city of Hebron.

The apparent security footage shows the terrorist, wearing a yellow vest, approaching an IDF soldier and attacking him with a knife.

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The two are seen wrestling to the ground before gunshots are heard and the attacker collapses.

During the stabbing attack, the Palestinian terrorist wounded an IDF soldier and a civilian.

One of the victims was moderately wounded and the other was suffering from light injuries.

One of the youths injured in the attack is the son of former Bayit Yehudi MK Orit Struck. He was injured while attempting to assist the soldier.

A civilian security coordinator who was on the scene fired on and killed the terrorist.

The terrorist was identified as Abd al-Rahman Masouda, 21, from Hebron.

The incident occurred during a security check at the entrance to Beit Hadassah.

Yaakov Lappin and Noam Amir/Maariv Hashavua contributed to this report.

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